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The Greatest: Tributes pour in from around the world for boxing legend Muhammad Ali




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Boxing legend and “The Greatest” boxer of all time has sadly died aged 74. The three-time World Champion and lyrical genius had Parkinson’s Disease in 1984, just three years after retiring.

He was in hospital since Thursday and sadly passed away early this morning.

Tributes have been paid for past and present boxing champions around the world:

Lennox Lewis tweeted:
“A giant among men, Ali displayed a greatness in talent, courage & conviction, that most of us will EVER be able to truly comprehend. #RIPAli”

Mike Tyson tweeted:
“God came for his champion. So long great one. #MuhammadAli #TheGreatest #RIP”

George Foreman tweeted:
“Ali, Frazier & Foreman we were 1 guy a part of me slipped away “the greatest piece” Muhammad Ali.”

And even Donald Trump tweeted:
“Ali, Frazier & Foreman we were 1 guy a part of me slipped away “the greatest piece” Muhammad Ali.”

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