How The World Reacts To Muhammad Ali’s Death.
June 5, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Since his passing on June 3rd in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, the World has stood firm in memories of Muhammad Ali, the Greatest.
From East to West, South to North, there is not a single doubt that Muhammad Ali was the Greatest of all time – not just in the boxing ring but in all aspects of life.
Ali is remembered by world leaders, boxers, actors and activists alike as an inspiration, a true legend and a revolutionist who stood firm for social justice and fundamental freedoms and rights.
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While over 2.5 millions Canadians tweeted their condolences within the first 24 hours, ten of millions others went viral on social media in the Unted States and other parts of the world.
Below are a few inspiring quotes from the world leaders in memories of Muhammad Ali, the true legend:
“That’s the Ali I came to know as I came of age – not just as skilled a poet on the mic as he was a fighter in the ring, but a man who fought for what was right.” President Obama
“He thrilled. He rumbled. He fought fearlessly, and stood firm in his beliefs. He was, no doubt, the Greatest. RIP Champ,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau(Canada)
“Ali, whose death I learnt of yesterday, epitomized many things in his life but his discipline, determination and defence of the marginalized, among other qualities stood out. He was a revolutionary in his own right. He accomplished a lot even in the face of great challenges. May his soul rest in peace.” President Museveni(Uganda)
“Muhammad Ali was not just a champion in the ring – he was a champion of civil rights, and a role model for so many people,” Prime Minister David Cameron (UK)
“Muhammad Ali was an iconic and historic figure who thrilled, entertained, influenced, and inspired millions. Americans will always be proud to have been in his corner and called him one of our own.” George Bush
“God came for his champion. So long great one. @MuhammadAli #TheGreatest #RIP,” Mike Tyson
“Your charisma, your charm and above all, your class are all of the elements that will be greatly missed by myself and the world,” Mayweather wrote in part.
“‘I’ve made my share of mistakes…if I’ve changed even 1 life for the better, I haven’t lived in vain.’ Muhammed Ali…RIP U changed my life,” Forest Whitaker wrote(actor)
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