Mohammad Ali, ‘the Greatest’ boxer of all time, lost his final match with God at the age of 74. One of the most famed and adored sportspersons, Ali was admitted to the HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thursday after complaining problem in breathing.
As the news broke in, the world was shocked. No one would ever have believed this day would come so soon. This is how the world reacted on this heartrending news –
Mohammad Ali was the first athlete I was truly inspired by. He was a true champion and forever a legend. RIP Muhammad Ali.
— Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) June 4, 2016
Day of colossal losses. RIP Mohammad Ali, Sasha Shulgin and Sulabha Deshpande 🙁
— RichaChadha (@RichaChadha_) June 4, 2016
On a beach in Thailand, staring up at the stars in the sky. Just one of the millions of people thinking of #MohammadAli tonight. RIP Champ.
— Nikhil Chinapa (@nikhilchinapa) June 4, 2016
— Cup Of Story (@Cup_Of_Story) June 14, 2016
He did float like a butterfly and stung like a bee Mohammad Ali was an inspiration to all of us RIP
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) June 4, 2016
Mohammad Ali was an icon, took bold political positions, stood up for civil rights and dissented when it was most important to do so. #RIP
— Sitaram Yechury (@SitaramYechury) June 4, 2016
You were like no one else, one of the last greatest heroes…
My first sports hero, someone I still love
Rest in peace 💔💔
— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) June 4, 2016
— Jazzy B (@jazzyb) June 4, 2016
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” Rest in peace #MuhammadAli
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 4, 2016
— Tarek Fatah (@TarekFatah) June 4, 2016
A warrior and a gentleman. A butterfly and a bee. There will never be another. Godspeed #MuhammadAli
— Meghna Gulzar (@meghnagulzar) June 4, 2016
What is going on??!! We are losing all of our National Treasures. Our Pillars of Humanity. He was the Greatest! 💘 pic.twitter.com/tk6MfTcN2N
— Madonna (@Madonna) June 4, 2016
“We pray that the greatest fighter of them all finally rests in peace.” —President Obama #RIPMuhammadAli
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 4, 2016
RIP Muhammad Ali. You were an exemplary sportsperson & source of inspiration who demonstrated the power of human spirit & determination.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 4, 2016
T 2277 – ‘The Greatest’ .. with him at his home in LA ! May he Rest in Peace ! pic.twitter.com/gX0gR7rPTb
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 4, 2016
So he no longer inhabits a place too small for his mind,too slow for his feet,too unclean for his heart..is perhaps better.He dies unbeaten
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 4, 2016