Photo: LeBron James welcomes Johnny Manziel to the LRMR family

Johnny Manziel, welcome to the family. On Monday, Manziel announced his decision to join LRMR, a management firm founded by Maverick Carter, longtime friend to LeBron James.

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Now business partners, the friendship between Johnny Football and King James has blossomed over the past year. Manziel has acknowledged that James, perhaps more than anyone, helped the quarterback overcome his adversity with the NCAA. LeBron text messaged Manziel daily with advice.

After Manziel’s signing, James sent out the following Instagram to his new associate with the caption, “Welcome to the family Johnny Football! Let’s get it#LRMR¬†#StriveForGreatness.”