Michael Jordan getting married

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(CNN) — Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan applied for a marriage license Thursday in West Palm Beach, Florida. Jordan, who just turned 50, is set to marry Yvette Prieto.

Jordan played in the NBA for many years, most notably with the Chicago Bulls. He is considered by many the greatest player ever and his talent is acclaimed across the globe.

The All-Star played at the University of North Carolina before he went into the NBA. He is now the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats.