Rosberg How Twitter reacted to champion's retirement

Rosberg announced his retirement five days after finally claiming his maiden world title.

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Formula One's Nico Rosberg has claimed 23 race wins and 30 pole positions during his career play

Formula One's Nico Rosberg has claimed 23 race wins and 30 pole positions during his career

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Twitter reaction to Nico Rosberg's shock decision to quit F1 on Friday, just five days after winning a maiden world title:

"Well done Nico. More to life than chasing round in circles. Respect."

- Former world champion Damon Hill @HillF1

"I love my husband dearly but if he was home full time from the age of 31 then one of us would be doing time by now."

- Kelly McNish, wife of ex-F1 driver Allan McNish @KellyMcNishMC

"Boom! Nico you really surprised us there... Great champion, well deserved time off with your family and enjoy your success."

- Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz @carlosainz

"Respect, hope you will enjoy your time at the barbecue."

- Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg @HulkHulkenberg

"Definitely a great Champion!!!! Big admiration."

- Force India's Sergio Perez @schecoperez

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