Skipper Vlaar: I love going crazy for Villa on Twitter
Ron Vlaar on social media craze.
20th Dec 2012
Skipper Vlaar: I love going crazy for Villa on Twitter


Ron Vlaar says he loves going crazy for Villa on Twitter.

Vlaar has missed the last five matches with a calf injury but his absence from action hasn't prevented him from following the Lambert's Lions away fixtures - and expressing his opinions on Twitter.

Villa captain Vlaar is a big fan of the popular social media network and keeps his 47,000 followers informed about his thoughts on claret-and-blue matters.

He's got excited at the last few games, hailing Christian Benteke and Andreas in particular for their displays at Norwich and Liverpool.

He's promised to keep on tweeting his support.

"It's frustrating to have been out of the team but it's good that I've been able to express my views and emotions on Twitter," he said.

"I've tried to support the lads even though I haven't been playing and it's good to communicate my thoughts to our supporters."

That was never more evident than when Brett Holman scored his first Villa goal in the 1-1 draw against QPR at Loftus Road.

Vlaar simply tweeted: "Holmaaaaaan!!!!" which perfectly summed up his delight at the goal at the Aussie midfielder's super strike.

"I was home alone and I just yelled out loud when Brett scored," he said.

"It was such an important goal that I couldn't resist tweeting my reaction.

"Twitter is a perfect way to give people an insight into what you are thinking - and a great way of keeping involved in games."

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