Tom Brady Celebrates 'Amazing' Daughter Vivian on Her 11th Birthday: 'Keep Shining, Girlie Girl'

Brady is beaming with pride at his daughter's accomplishments on her special day

<p>Tom Brady/Instagram</p> Tom Brady and daughter Vivian.

Tom Brady/Instagram

Tom Brady and daughter Vivian.

Tom Brady's little girl is growing up!

On Tuesday, the retired NFL star, 46, shared a heartfelt tribute on Instagram to daughter Vivian Lake as she celebrates her 11th birthday.

Sharing photos from their moments together over the years, the proud dad wrote, "🎉🎂 Happy 11th birthday to the sweetest little angel in my life😇!"

"Watching you grow into the amazing person you are brings me so much joy. You are always a bright star 🌟 to all of us," he continued. "Keep shining, girlie girl, and never stop being the special, unique person you are. I Love you to the moon and back! 💖🎈."

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In October, the retired Super Bowl champ shared videos of his daughter excelling as she practiced jumps on horseback.

The pre-teen could be seen in full riding gear, carefully working on her technique as her dad cheered her on.

"All love all the time for this one," he captioned a still photo of Vivian on her horse. Later, he shared video of her hitting a jump, writing, "LFG Girlie Girl ❤️❤️❤️."

<p>Tom Brady/Instagram</p> Vivian practicing jumps on her horse

Tom Brady/Instagram

Vivian practicing jumps on her horse

Brady shares Vivian and son Benjamin, who turns 14 this month, with his ex-wife, Gisele Bündchen. He's also dad to son Jack, 16, with ex Bridget Moynahan.

Speaking with PEOPLE in February, the father of three shared his appreciation for the time he has with his kids since stepping away from the NFL.

“Man, your kids teach you so much," he shared. "You get to learn through new experiences with them and they're the biggest blessing of my life."

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