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Check out Prince Harry's cheeky birthday message to Usain Bolt

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Prince Harry has sent a fun message to Usain Bolt to celebrate the champion athlete's 30th birthday. The pair met back in 2012 during Prince Harry's royal tour to Jamaica, where the Olympian sprinter jokily let the Prince win a race.

The Kensington Palace's official Twitter account hinted at Prince Harry's message, writing: "We were also watching the sprinting closely last week and have a special message for one of the competitors on his birthday..." before the Prince took the Twitter, writing: "Congratulations @usainbolt - now you're officially the greatest you might be ready for a re-run! Happy 30th –H," accompanied by a snap of their meeting which shows them both laughing as the Prince ran ahead of Usain, looking over his shoulder as a crowd cheers them on.

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Prince Harry shared a snap of the pair to celebrate Usain's birthday

Fans of the Prince quickly praised the cheeky message, with one suggesting: "Maybe London 2017?! Opening event. Usain v Harry," while another joined in on wishing Usain many happy returns, writing: "Happy Birthday, Usain!! Pretty sure you deserve a BIG piece of cake!"

Usain has experienced incredible success at the Rio Olympic Games, winning gold in the men's 200m, men's 100m and men's 4x100m relay, and sent the Internet into a frenzy after he smiled at the camera while winning a race, leaving fans in awe of his record-breaking skills. 

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The pair hit it off when Prince Harry visited Jamaica

At the time, one person tweeted: "nothing you can do vs that cheetah!" while another joked: "I'm dying. If ever one photo could demonstrate how unfair Bolt is…"  

The athlete has revealed that he is planning to retire following the Olympic Games. Following his first event at the Olympics, he said: "Somebody said I can become immortal. Two more medals to go and I can sign off. Immortal."