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Patrick Peterson receives surprise gift from Michael Jordan

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: NBA legend Michael Jordan (R) and NFL Player Patrick Peterson during Aria Resort & Casino's 13th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek on April 6, 2014 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational)

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: NBA legend Michael Jordan (R) and NFL Player Patrick Peterson during Aria Resort & Casino's 13th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek on April 6, 2014 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational)

Patrick Peterson had a right to be excited.

Earlier this week, Michael Jordan sent Peterson a package in the mail that included a signed Bulls jersey.

Jordan addressed it personally to Peterson with the phrase "Stay Strong," followed by his signature.

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Coming home to that package in the mail certainly isn't all that bad, particularly when it's from arguably the greatest basketball player of all time.

(h/t ESPN)