Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps met his idol in Chicago, according to a Monday report.
Phelps was on the Golf Channel’s Feherty Live at the Tivoli Theater when he talked about Michael Jordan, Yahoo.com reports.
Then number 23 reportedly came out and sat next to the Olympian.
Phelps said he was at a loss for words when meeting the man that inspires him most, according to the article.
Phelps announced his retirement from swimming and said golf is now his focus. Read more.
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