Theo Walcott joins Twitter

Arsenal's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2014
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Arsenal striker Theo Walcott gains 39,000 Twitter followers 45 minutes after sending his first tweet.

Arsenal striker Theo Walcott has joined social media network Twitter this evening.

The 25-year-old, who is currently recovering from a knee ligament tear, posted his first message on the website earlier.

He first tweet read:

Within 45 minutes of sending the tweet, Walcott had attracted over 39,000 followers.

Theo Walcott of Arsenal makes a 2-0 gesture to the Tottenham fans as he is stretchered off the pitch during the Budweiser FA Cup third round match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on January 4, 2014
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