Photo Gallery: A fitting farewell for The Greatest
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) They chanted ''Ali! Ali!'' for the heavyweight champion who called Louisville, Kentucky, home.
A crowd 100,000 strong lined a 19-mile stretch of streets throughout the city, including one named ''Muhammad Ali Boulevard'' for the boxing great.
They came from across the globe, some without a place to stay, to honor an icon who inspired people across religion, races and nations.
Friday's memorial capped a week of tributes to one of the most recognized figures in the world. Through the lenses of photographers from AP and The Courier-Journal, see the final farewell for man known simply as The Greatest.