Photo Gallery: A fitting farewell for The Greatest

BY foxsports • June 10, 2016

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.


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