17/05/2013 11:21 BST | Updated 17/05/2013 11:30 BST

David Beckham, Nigel Farage, 'Colin Was Here' And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

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(FILES) Picture taken on May 12, 2013 shows PSG midfielder David Beckham celebrating after Paris Saint-Germain won the French L1 title at the Gerland stadium in Lyon. David Beckham is to retire from professional football at the end of the season, his representative announced on May 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

So farewell, David Beckham. The quite literally model footballer hung up his boots this week (read our collection of the funniest things said by - and about - him here) - the same week that Manchester Utd rivals Manchester City lost both the FA Cup Final and Roberto Mancini.

But this week wasn't just about sport. Oh, no. It was also about Nigel Farage being kept inside a pub, the Tories tearing themselves apart over Europe, the electronically tagged Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce being released, Google facing taxing questions, Dan Brown's new novel 'Inferno' coming out and 'Made In Chelsea' winning a BAFTA.

We'll just let that last one sit with you for a while.


Here's our round-up of tweets that made us smile about all the above and more - including the fact that @SkyNewsBreak tweeted 'Colin was here'. We'll just let that one sit with you, too...

The Week In (Funny) Tweets