New Delhi: As former boxing heavyweight Muhammad Ali passed away on Friday, tributes poured in from all corners for the legendary boxer.
The three-time World Champion, who had been battling Parkinson's disease for decades, died in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
Here is how the sports congnoscenti reacted to the news:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 4, 2016
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) June 4, 2016
Shocked to hear about Muhammad Ali's death ! One of the greatest sportsman of all time a legendary boxer , may his soul rest in peace
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 4, 2016
Float like a butterfly sting like a bee would never be the same. R.I.P. The great #MuhammadAli
— Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) June 4, 2016
How'll U remember Muhammad Ali-what a preposterous Q!How cn World ever forget 'The Greatest'?!Ali was truest Ambassador o Humanity at large!
— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) June 4, 2016
Muhammad Ali, a real inspiration to me and millions around the world passed away. There will never be another like him.
— Vijay Amritraj (@Vijay_Amritraj) June 4, 2016
Rest in peace Mohammed Ali one of the greatest man to be ever born !
— Gurpreet Singh (@GurpreetGK) June 4, 2016
— LeBron James ☄ (@LeBronJames) June 4, 2016
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) June 4, 2016
"Float like a butterfly/sting like a bee "
A GIANT among men #RIPALI
— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) June 4, 2016