“I’m the onliest person that can speak to everybody in the whole world. My name is known in Serbia, Pakistan, Morocco. These are countries that don’t follow the Kentucky Derby,” Muhammad Ali.
Rabat, Morocco (TMT)- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died aged 74 early morning.
Last Thursday ‘The Greatest of All Time’ was admitted to a hospital in Pheonix after suffering respiratory complications.
Ali will be buried in Louisville, according to local media.
Ali had suffered from Parkinson’s syndrome since 1984.
Muhammed Ali was not just one of the best sport athletes around the world, he was a world-renowned humanist, well-known for his sharp mind and unparalleled support for human rights.
Muhammed Ali was a staunch detractor of the U.S. war on Vietnam, which put him in huge troubles with the U.S. administration to the point he was subject to jailing, blackmailing, among others.
The great life of Muhammed Ali has been the subject of many films and documentaries.
Muhammed Ali will be remembered as one of the greatest athletes of all time.
Muhammed Ali has visited Morocco many times, despite suffering from Parkinson.
Back in 1998, the late King Hassan II awarded Muhammad Ali one of Morocco’s top honours, “The order of the Commander of the Arch.”
The Moroccan Times.