Alexis Tsipras: The Greek Syriza winner, Hugh Laurie and his A-list fans

He didn't just win the vote - Tsipras also picked up a fair few influential admirers along the way

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Alexis Tsipras, the anti-austerity politician victorious in Sunday's Greek elections, has won legions of new A-list fans.

Voted prime minister of Greek, Twitter got swept up in polling-day fever.

And even Tsipras himself hasn't been immune to the pull of famous admirers - his first tweet after romping home with a landslide victory was to House actor Hugh Laurie.


Other famous Twitter users followed suit:

However, not everybody was loving Tsipras' work:

No surprise there.