Formula 1 stars, athletes react to Rosberg’s victory

Formula 1 fans weren’t the only ones excited by the Sunday’s showdown in Abu Dhabi and Nico Rosberg’s championship victory.

The German’s F1 peers, former motorsport greats and star athletes all took to Twitter to congratulate him on his long-awaited title.

Here’s what they had to say about Rosberg’s triumph:

Roger Federer:

Romain Grosjean:

Thomas Muller:

Pedro de la Rosa:

Mark Webber:

Jorge Lorenzo:

Bastian Schweinsteiger:

Daniel Ricciardo:

Lukas Podolski:

Max Verstappen:

Fernando Alonso:

Boris Becker:

Ilkay Gundogan:

Michael Ballack:

Damon Hill:

Mario Andretti:

No message from Lewis Hamilton yet, but we’re sure it’s coming soon. Right?