This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 21 May, 2019
Advertisement

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.

THE FUNERAL OF Muhammad Ali is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky.

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today, aged 74.

He died from septic shock, after battling Parkinsons’ Disease for more than 30 years.

Muhammad Ali’s casket is accompanied by a 17 car motorcade.

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Louisville to bid farewell to the boxer.

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral
1 / 10
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: John Minchillo
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: David Goldman
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: Jeff Roberson
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: Mark Humphrey
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: John Minchillo
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: Jeff Roberson
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: Jeff Roberson
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: John Minchillo
  • Muhammad Ali funeral

    Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • Muhammad Ali Memorial

    Source: Michael Conroy

Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and members of the Ali family will speak at his funeral this evening, which is being held in a sports stadium.

Read: Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (6)