The Super Eagles and Leicester City of England defensive midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, turned 23 on Monday and has been getting best wishes from the football world.
After sharing a photo of himself smiling and wishing himself a happy birthday on his social media pages, the goodwill messages have been pouring in.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), through their social media platform, sent out their best wishes to the defensive midfielder. They tweeted: "Happy birthday @ngsupereagles midfield machine, @ndidi25."
Africa's football governing body also followed suit, while Leicester City shared a video of their tough tackler as they wished him a 'good one.'
Fans, friends, and admirers of the former Genk man have also sent thousands of messages to the player who has made the highest number of tackles by a midfielder in Europe's top five leagues.