09/06/2014 14:02 BST | Updated 09/06/2014 14:59 BST

World Cup 2014: Sports Reporters In Brazil Send Most Smug, Self-Congratulatory Tweets Imaginable

Stan Collymore

There's only one thing worse than a journalist. That's a smug journalist. Yet despite the high level of self-regard that is commonplace within the industry, some of the self-satisfied tweets emanating from Brazil from this week are coming perilously close to a red card, as sports reporters send “updates” from the four-week piss up off-site that is the 2014 World Cup.

Here is a compilation of some of the most self-congratulatory and conceited offerings hitting the web from Rio:

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