'I'm happy for you bro!' – Neymar and other stars congratulate Hamilton for Formula One title

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Mike Marsland
The PSG star was able to call Hamilton immediately following the race, while also posting a message on Instagram

Neymar and David Beckham were among the football stars who congratulated Lewis Hamilton on his fourth Formula One title. 

Hamilton was crowned the 2017 Formula One world champion on Sunday after finishing ninth in the Mexico Grand Prix. 

The 32-year-old took his place among racing's all-time greats with the title, and several of football's biggest names took time to congratulate him on his achievement. 

Neymar even called in over Hamilton's team radio following the race, saying, "I'm happy for you bro, for four championships. Winner!"

The PSG star also posted a message of congratulations on his Instagram account. 

Hamilton's compatriot David Beckham also took his turn to hail the driver's achievement on Instagram. 

Former England star and current pundit Gary Lineker also offered his congrats on social media. 

Hamilton is now tied for third in Formula One history with four titles, sitting three behind all-time leader Michael Schumacher. 

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