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 (@rogerfederer) November 27, 2016
— Romain Grosjean (@RGrosjean) November 27, 2016
— Thomas Müller (@esmuellert_) November 27, 2016
Pedro de la Rosa:
It was refreshing to listen to @nico_rosberg during and after the race. No complaints whatsoever about Lewis tactics.Great racing, well done
— Pedro de la Rosa (@PedrodelaRosa1) November 27, 2016
— Mark Webber (@AussieGrit) November 27, 2016
— Jorge Lorenzo (@lorenzo99) November 27, 2016
— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) November 28, 2016
on with many good memories and things we'll learn from to become better again in 17. Lastly for now congrats @nico_rosberg on the title ?
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) November 28, 2016
— Lukas-Podolski.com (@Podolski10) November 27, 2016
— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) November 27, 2016
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) November 27, 2016
— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) November 27, 2016
— Ilkay Gündogan (@IlkayGuendogan) November 27, 2016
— Michael Ballack (@Ballack) November 27, 2016
— Damon Hill (@HillF1) November 27, 2016
Probably the only man happier than @nico_rosberg now is his dad my friend Keke. Huge congrats to the family World Champions!!
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) November 27, 2016
No message from Lewis Hamilton yet, but we’re sure it’s coming soon. Right?