Pele wishes Ronaldo and Neymar a happy birthday

The two footballing superstars share a birthday, with the Santos legend sending a message to the duo to mark the occasion

Footbal legend Pele has sent a happy birthday message to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Neymar turned 26 on Monday and Ronaldo is now 33, with the pair sharing a birthday as well as a place among the footballing elite.

And Pele was among those to pay tribute to the pair on their special day, making note of the fact two of the world’s greatest players share a birthday.

“It seems that people born on this date have a better chance of having magic in their feet,” Pele wrote on social media.

“Happy birthday Neymar and Cristiano!”

Ronaldo marked the occasion in typical style with a posed photo posted to social media, writing: “Thank you all for your birthday messages.”