It’s still weird to think the Chargers are now the Los Angeles Chargers, but that’s the case! And Lakers legend Kobe Bryant surprised the team with a speech at their first Los Angeles training camp on Saturday.

You can see tell how surprised and excited the players were to have Kobe in the building, and their reactions carried over to Twitter:

We’ll see if Kobe’s words help motivate the Chargers in their inaugural Los Angeles season. They open up with a tough Monday night game against the Broncos in Denver, and play their first game in front of their new home crowd in Week 2 against the Dolphins.


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