Michael Jordan and Roger Federer have a decent amount in common. They both have dominated their sports and won multiple titles, they both have twins and they both endorse Nike. The last one is what’s linked them together at the 2014 US Tennis Open.
MJ attended Federer’s match (which he won) on Tuesday, but not after the two collaborated on a new Nike tennis shoe and a dinner Monday night:
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) August 26, 2014
There’s also this commercial:
This may be the ultimate Nike friendship. More commercials, selfies and shoes could be coming in no time if sales are good for the inaugural Jordan-Federer collaboration.
The new tennis sneakers are based off a 1988 Air Jordan model:
Roger Federer & Michael Jordan Collab On Tennis Shoe pic.twitter.com/mh0igiLTw8
— History Of Sports (@BeforeFamePics) August 27, 2014