Kaka reaches 10 million followers on Twitter

The king of Twitter: Real Madrid star Kaka becomes first athlete to hit 10m followers

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21:30 GMT, 25 April 2012

Meet the king of the sporting Twittersphere: Brazilian football superstar Kaka.

The Real Madrid midfielder becomes the first athlete to amass 10 million followers on the social networking site, joining an elite group which previously contained mostly musicians.

The perfect ten: Kaka has more than 10 million followers on Twitter

The perfect ten: Kaka has more than 10 million followers on Twitter

'Thank youuuuu. To celebrate I'll make a twitcam' wrote the 30-year-old Kaka,

But the Brazil star has some way to go before catching Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, who each have more than 20 million followers.