The best tweets from Roberto Luongo's hilarious Twitter account

Jun 26 2019, 9:39 pm

It started off as an anonymous Twitter account in 2011.

No name, no face, just @Strombone1.

After years of speculation, in February of 2013, Roberto Luongo took part in an interview on Hockey Night in Canada, confirming that yes, the hilarious account did indeed belong to him.

“You gotta be able to make fun of yourself in life,” he told CBC’s Scott Oake. “I don’t wanna take things too seriously; I wanna keep it lighthearted.”

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Fast forward to 2019 and it’s still one of the funniest, wittiest accounts in the world of hockey — the result of Luongo’s humour and personality that previously wasn’t often shown during interviews.

In honour of one of the NHL’s greatest goaltenders announcing his retirement, here’s a quick look at Luongo’s (or Strombone1’s) best tweets: