Gary Lineker & Twitter – The Verdict ( 2019-09-28)

What’s up. Today we did a serious analysis of Gary Lineker’s Twitter activity. Let’s dive in. The main metrics are as follows – as of 2019-09-28, Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) has 7369348 Twitter followers, is following 1059 people, has tweeted 32630 times, has liked 2541 tweets, has uploaded 1486 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since January 2012.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 23 replies, 7 retweets and 95 likes, their second latest tweet has 118 replies, 97 reweets and 1,211 likes, their third latest tweet has 9 replies, 109 retweets and 389 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 273 replies, 524 retweets and 6,027 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 148 replies, 65 retweets and 1,238 likes. But we won’t bore you going through all these numbers 🙂


Going through Gary Lineker’s last couple-dozen tweets (and retweets), the one we consider the most popular, having caused a whopping 1352 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That happens to to have caused quite a bit of interest, having also had 2863 retweets and 28703 likes.


What about Gary Lineker’s least popular tweet in the recent past (including stuff they retweeted)? We reckon it’s this one:

That only had 4 direct replies, 2 retweets and 135 likes.


We did a huge amount of of digging into Gary Lineker’s Twitter activity, looking through what people keep saying in response to them, their likes/retweet numbers compared to before, the amount of positive/negative responses and so on. We won’t go into that any more, so our verdict is this: we say the online sentiment for Gary Lineker on Twitter right now is great – no major issues.

That’s all for now. Thanks for reading, and write a comment if you disagree or agree with me. Just make sure to keep it civil.

Glenn Clinton

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