WATCH: ‘Happy’ NBA Legend Michael Jordan Low-Fives Lewis Hamilton During Met Gala After-Party

Published 05/05/2022, 3:36 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – April 7, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during a press conference REUTERS/Martin Keep

To see F1 racing legend Lewis Hamilton and basketball jewel Michael Jordan together is a sight to sore eyes. The two men have achieved so much in their careers that they’ve become living icons. While Jordan was a fearsome figure on either side of the court, rivals couldn’t catch up to Hamilton’s Mercedes.

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The Chicago Bulls shooting guard is one of the most celebrated athletes in the world. His brilliant stats and six NBA championships have cemented his place in sporting greatness.

Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – April 22, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during a press conference REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Lewis, on the other hand, is a recipient of seven world championships. His unmatched skill in an F1 car and dominant stint with Mercedes has put him on top of the order.

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To excel in competitive sports like basketball and F1 is no small feat, but these superstars have remained at the top for a considerable amount of time. We do not see this consistency very often and not every athlete manages it.

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan met last year at the Met Gala

A video of the two legends from last year’s Met Gala surfaced on the internet. They can be seen catching up and talking as everyone looks on. It is very clear from the video that Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan share mutual respect and adoration for each other.

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The Mercedes driver chose to skip the prestigious event this year for reasons unknown. A regular attendee for the past several years, he shocked fans as he did not make it to the red carpet. Despite his absence, Hamilton consistently posted stories of his friends and congratulated them for the beautiful evening.

As fans wait for an explanation, we’re sure there must be a solid reason behind this shocking no-show. However, just a few hours ago, the star was seen playing golf with NFL legend Tom Brady in Miami.

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Given that F1 will resume the 2022 season in Miami, it was of no surprise that Hamilton was in the city.

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Khyati Yadav

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Khyati Yadav is an F1 writer at EssentiallySports. She is a Hospitality Graduate and a huge fan of Lando Norris. She believes that F1 as a sport deserves a lot more attention and is intrigued by the process that goes behind the making of a car and the hard work that goes into the setting up of any Grand Prix.

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