Almost every sporting icon, past or present, is on Twitter these days and while in most cases it’s not a good thing for some of them haven’t quite got the hang of the micro-blogging site, Bayern Munich and Germany defender Mats Hummels certainly has and his latest Q&A was epic, to say the least.

The Nintendo Switch is a rage around the globe and it’s no surprise to hear that Hummels plays it but did you know what titles he’s currently hooked on to?

Fortnite is another insanely popular game and with many high-profile players even adopting incorporating some of it’s iconic celebrations after scoring a goal, one would assume Hummels would be a pro at it, but as it turns out:

Mario Kart is a title that’s among the most in-demand on the Switch, but who’s got the beating on Hummels in it?

Bayern have a massive double-legged UEFA Champions League semi-final with holders Real Madrid on the horizon and Hummels was quick to state he’s pumped for the clash:


Who’s the best NBA player currently is a hot topic these days, with the likes of Russel Westbrook, Stephen Curry and Lebron James frontrunners for the crown and Hummels had his say:

Friends, the popular American sitcom of the 90’s, left an inedible mark on many and clearly Hummels is one of them:

Die Bayern are on course to win the treble this season but Hummels isn’t satisfied with that and is eying success with both club and country this year:


A Twitter user asked him whether Jurgen Klopp is better to play under than Pep Guardiola, but Hummels was quick to point out the error in the question:


If not a defender, where would he play?

Of course, footballing questions are all fine but the million dollar one is who’s the ‘King of Twitter’?

The strapping centre-back has fond memories of Sweden, he revealed:

To play in front of the legendary Oliver Kahn must have been a intimidating experience for an impressionable young footballer and Hummels admitted the custodian did have him scared at times:

The 29-year-old regularly does Twitter Q&A’s, so stay tuned for the next time.