Athletes and Celebrities React to the Death of Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali, a three-time boxing heavyweight champion and cultural icon, passed away Friday after a battle with respiratory illness. He was 74.
Following Ali’s death, reaction immediately poured in on Twitter from athletes, celebrities and politicians.
See some of the touching tributes below, along with videos of some of Ali's most memorable moments.
Muhammad Ali is dead at 74! A truly great champion and a wonderful guy. He will be missed by all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2016
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) June 4, 2016
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) June 4, 2016
A visit from Ali. R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/d5cBHrW3Eo
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) June 4, 2016
Muhammad Ali, the greatest athlete, ambassador and human being EVER! Rest in Peace. There will NEVER be another. Greatest of all time!
— Bill Burr (@billburr) June 4, 2016
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) June 4, 2016
Ali!Ali!Ali! #RIP He told me "Hey Kight Rider you're pretty, but not as pretty as me" The Greatests' spirit will always be in my heart!
— David Hasselhoff (@DavidHasselhoff) June 4, 2016
My heart is deeply saddened yet both appreciative and relieved that the greatest is now resting in the greatest place.
— Roy Jones Jr. (@RealRoyJonesJr) June 4, 2016
Ralph Ali, Frazier & Foreman we were 1 guy. A part of me slipped away, "The greatest piece" https://t.co/xVKOc9qtub
— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) June 4, 2016
The Greatest. In boxing and in life, an inspiration to mankind. https://t.co/lfgd3H2gaT
— Gennady Golovkin (@GGGBoxing) June 4, 2016
Our father was a "Humble Mountain!" And now he has gone home to God. God bless you daddy. YOU ARE THE LOVE OF MY LIFE!
— Hana Ali (@Hanayali) June 4, 2016
A child asked Muhammad Ali what he would do when he retired. His long, beautiful answer stunned the crowd.https://t.co/qAuYcJUmv1
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 3, 2016
Share your reaction to the passing of "The Greatest" in the comments.