One of the most famous athletes in Los Angeles history was on hand to welcome the Chargers to the city on their first day of training camp. Of course, we’re talking about five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant.

Not too shabby of a welcome for a team in the Chargers who is attempting to get hold of its new surroundings.

Quarterback Philip Rivers and Co. opened their first training camp in Los Angeles on Saturday at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. They will now join the Rams in making Los Angeles a two-team NFL city for the first time in nearly a quarter-century.

While the Chargers will play at the smallish StubHub Center over the next few seasons, they are on track to join the Rams at a brand-new, state of the art stadium in Inglewood in 2020.