Tweets of the Week: Hitzlsperger shock, Ancelotti eyebrow, Barton v Sir Alex and more!

Tweets - loads of 'em! Well, at least some of 'em.

Carlo Ancelotti, subject of one of our Tweets of the Week
We haven’t got any highbrow humour for you, but we have got some eyebrow humour (Image: Twitter/Real Madrid)

Hitzlsperger shock! Ancelotti eyebrow! Joey Barton v Sir Alex Ferguson! More besides! Is it Tweets of the Week? That definitely isn’t not the case…

Better Version of Most Other People’s Jokes of the Week

Jonathan Liew, Telegraph

The world of football still stunned by the news that Thomas Hitzlsperger played 52 times for Germany.

— Jonathan Liew (@jonathanliew) January 8, 2014

Still at the Translating Literally Stage of the Week

Álvaro Negredo, Manchester City

Good performance of the teammates. I'm very happy with my 3 goals too! Here is the ball of the match.. pic.twitter.com/N254I8t1rm

— Álvaro Negredo 9 (@_AlvaroNegredo_) January 8, 2014

Observational Comedy of the Week

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

What was the point of him retiring. He's at every game. Go on holiday. Play golf. Spend time with your family. Or friends Busy c*nt #fergie

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) January 7, 2014

Arched Eyebrow of the Week

Carlo Ancelotti, Real Madrid manager

Ancelotti: “Debemos coger ventaja ante Osasuna para tener un partido de vuelta confortable” http://t.co/LiL426qwAI pic.twitter.com/UYxngMQbJa

— Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) January 8, 2014

Kindred Spirits of the Week

Phil McNulty, BBC and Iain Macintosh, ESPN/Mirror

"Tim Sherwood's A Gooner" echoes around The Emirates.

— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) January 4, 2014

"Tim Sherwood's a Gooner," rings out around The Emirates.

— Iain Macintosh (@iainmacintosh) January 4, 2014

Retweeted Abuse of the Week

[That received by] Tancredi Palmeri, CNN and Gazzetta dello Sport

@tancredipalmeri shut the fuck up you bullshitting wanker.. italian pizza maker fat fuck, how the fuck are you a journalist? Dickhead

— Johnny (@JohnnyM_1995) January 8, 2014

Flight of Fancy of the Week

Robert Earnshaw, Toronto FC

Sometimes I wish there was a local shop that you can go in and buy TIME, so you can do more in a day.

— Robert Earnshaw (@RobertEarnshaw) January 6, 2014

Treasured Memory of the Week

Ian Bishop, ex-Everton, Manchester City and West Ham United

Making my debut for #efc…like it was only yesterday.. pic.twitter.com/4WWRVTN8p7

— Ian Bishop (@BishBlueHammer) January 9, 2014

Those were our Tweets of the Week. Join us on Monday for our Tweets of the Weekend!