Social networks play a big part in the lives of many people, footballers included. At an event like the FIFA U-20 World Cup, players are able to communicate their highs and lows with fans worldwide at every twist and turn. brings you a selection of Tweets that have punctuated the first chapter of New Zealand 2015.

Argentina's Giovanni Simeone announces he is "ready to begin a new adventure" 12 days ahead of kick off
The hours of flying to New Zealand seem to get to Senegal goalkeeper Ibrahima Sy
While Serbia's Andrija Zivkovic seems very pleased to have made it to their Pacific destination
Meanwhile Argentina goalkeeper Agustin Rossi was still enjoying himself in Tahiti!
 Forward Rubio Rubin let fans know the Stars and Stripes were ready for action
Mexico's Diego Pineda was literally counting the days before they took to the field
USA's Kellyn Acosta was similarly excited to get the football under way New Zealand captain Bill Tuiloma showed his gratitude to the packed North Harbour Stadium for the opening match
Uruguay goalkeeper Gaston Guruceaga celebrates an opening win FIFA U-17 World Cup graduate Paul Arriola reacted to USA's opening win against Myanmar
After the opening 0-0 draw with Ukraine, Junior All Whites goalkeeper Oli Sail was positive
Uruguay's Thiago Cardozo didn't enjoy experiencing an earthquake in Dunedin
Godfred Donsah gave has verdict on Ghana's opening draw
Mauricio Lemos of Uruguay though enjoyed the taste of victory
Portugal's Rony Lopes was particularly pleased with their first match USA captain Emerson Hyndman basked in their 4-0 win over the hosts
While team-mate Conor Donovan had a moment with namesake coach Landon
Ghana captain Clifford Aboagye was in hight spirits after beating pre-tournament favourites Argentina
Kevin Gutierrez received thanks for his spectacular winner for Mexico from captain Erick
Ibrahim Balo looked to put Mali's defeat to Serbia behind him
Whereas Lopes was enjoying back-to-back victories
Sy had his sights on the next round after earning a point
While Andreas Pereira was already there after his winner helped Brazil go through with a 100 per cent record
Though Tuiloma was particular happy with the showing of his Kiwi team-mates Adama Traore too was overjoyed to make it into the last 16
And Zivkovic was keen to thank people for all the support that had helped them into the knockout stages, which begin on Wednesday 10 June.