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Sports World Pays Tribute To Michael Jordan On His Birthday

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7 Jun 1998: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls walking to the bench duing a time out called during the NBA Finals game 3 against the Utah Jazz at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Jazz 96-54. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan

As an international sports and pop culture icon, Michael Jordan is celebrated pretty much everyday. But today, we get an extra excuse to look back on his greatness.

Feb. 17, 2021 marks His Airness' 58th birthday.

Fans from all over the sports world took to social media to wish the all-time great a happy day. As a result, we got a fantastic glimpse into some of the greatest moments from his illustrious career.

Jordan is widely considered one of, if not the greatest basketball basketball players of all time.

His career resume is tough to beat. Through 15 seasons in the league, the superstar won six NBA championships, six NBA Finals MVPs, five NBA MVPs and made 14 All-Star game trips.

In 10 of his 15 NBA seasons, Jordan led the league in scoring -- averaging 30.1 points per game through his entire career.

With his countless endorsement deals and the creation of Nike's Jordan brand, the former Chicago Bulls' legacy remains in the forefront of the sports/culture world to this day.

Happy birthday to the basketball legend.