Muhammad Ali, the world's greatest sporting , died on Friday, aged 74. He was in in Phoenix, Arizona with problems. His children flew to be with their father for his days. Many people say Ali is the best boxer in . He was the world heavyweight three times. His nickname is 'The Greatest'. People believe he was the because of what he did outside the boxing . He was a civil rights hero and opponent of the Vietnam War. He was also an for world peace for five , and he worked tirelessly for charities.
World leaders and figures have paid to Ali. One said: "Ali transformed this country and impacted the world with his . His legacy will be part of our history for all ." The U.N. Secretary-General said Ali fought for a better world, "and used his to lift up humanity". The daughter of Martin Luther King wrote: "You were a champion in so many ." Ali once said: "I would like to be remembered as a who won the heavyweight three times, who was humorous and who treated everyone [and] tried to unite all humankind through faith and ."