Is there anywhere a ~comprehensive list of top football players and their twitter accounts?

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Nearly all top football players have a Wikipedia article, in a language or another, so they also have a Wikidata item.

Such Wikidata items often have a Twitter username property.

You can get the data via a SPARQL query. like this:

SELECT ?item ?twitter
  ?item wdt:P106 wd:Q937857. # Occupation: football player
  OPTIONAL{?item wdt:P2002 ?twitter}

Try it

It currently returns 336281 footballers, among whom 6762 have a Twitter username.


Okay, I figured out that Transfermarkt has a section "social media" on players' profiles. Next step is to scrape it 🤓

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