Last week, Twitter celebrated its eighth birthday and released "FirstTweet," a fairly useless, but nonetheless intriguing tool by which you can search any account's very first tweet into the world of cyberspace. Lucky for you, we collected 40 of your favorite athletes' first tweets because . . . well, we know you're curious.
Hey all. This is the real AD, finally on Twitter. Big day for my first tweet...Randy Moss is a Viking! Looking to help us get some W's.
— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) October 6, 2010
Hello World, the Real King James is in the Building "Finally". My Brother @oneandonlycp3 gas'd me up to jump on board so I'm here. Haaaa
— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 6, 2010
I gave in I'm now on Twitter! I tried to avoid but it kept calling me! Lol! — Reggie Bush (@ReggieBush) August 4, 2009
Ola Twitter! Welcome to my new official Twitter page... — Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) June 15, 2010
Thanks for all the years of support - I'm really excited about being able to keep in touch with all of you on twitter and facebook — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) September 8, 2010
Just got home from bowling...chillllllin now — Pierre Thomas (@Pierre_Thomas) April 21, 2009
trying to figure our twitter! — Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) April 3, 2009
Back in the NO.... Grind Time! — Mark Ingram (@MarkIngram22) February 7, 2011
I'm going to bed now. That seems like an appropriate start for me here. Mundane and uninteresting. — Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) February 28, 2011
Happy Labor Day to everyone! Especially moms and pops who always work hard to help make their kids dreams come true! http://t.co/6FKrBhjv
— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) September 3, 2012
Welcome to my new Twitter page at: www.twitter.com/TigerWoods
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) June 26, 2009
I have finally arrived twitter world — Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) April 14, 2010
DO what u FEEL is RIGHT! — JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) August 6, 2011
Hey everyone! Just got back from Bali! What a trip! Great waves but happy to be home ! — Shaun White (@shaun_white) October 23, 2008
Bored In Utah — Pierre McGee (@JaValeMcGee34) March 17, 2009
Well... My name is Robert Griffin III and yes I have finally joined the renowned phenomenon known as Twitter — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) April 3, 2012
Hello where the he'll is everbody!! — Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) May 16, 2009
woke up with Kady, watching Yo Gabba Gabba, trying to get over this strange Fijian flu I picked up so I can skate. — Tony Hawk (@tonyhawk) February 25, 2009
Just won my 2nd round singles match and 1st round doubles match at Wimbledon! — Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams) June 25, 2009
In N Carolina....autograph signing for my buddy tomorrow then head to Tampa for a Feb 7th arrival! — Nick Swisher (@NickSwisher) February 6, 2009
*PREORDER* Autographed Terrell Owens Replica Buffalo Bills Jersey today! http://tinyurl.com/dehqyb — Terrell Owens (@terrellowens) March 12, 2009
Chillin at my house. — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 26, 2009
First Tweet, Chilling on the lake in the sun. Counting the days until the journey begins for the season. Can't wait!!!!!!! — Mike Green (@GreenLife52) August 31, 2009
out in L.A. for the weekend just had a late birthday celebration for my brother at my agents house. happy bday taylor.
— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) May 1, 2009
The Beards back on twitter.....Lets Rage!!!!!!!!
— Brian Wilson (@BrianWilson38) February 2, 2011
Greatness is as greatness does!
— Nate Robinson (@nate_robinson) March 21, 2009
Just joined twitter. — Patrick Willis (@PatrickWillis52) January 20, 2010
Thanks to all those who have served and protected our country — Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) May 30, 2011
in Houston workin out.......chasing this dream.... — Eric Maynor (@EMaynor3) May 23, 2009
just landed in Texas — Gabrielle Douglas (@gabrielledoug) September 5, 2011
sitting in the green room....about to watch my future unfold before me... — James Harden (@JHarden13) June 25, 2009
What's up everybody! This is Magic and I'm officially on Twitter!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 10, 2011
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