The world lost a legend and an even greater man when boxer Muhammad Ali passed away early Saturday morning. His funeral will be held later this weekend in Louisville and it is sure to be an emotional celebration of his life.
If you didn’t know the impact Ali had on the entire world both in and outside of the squared circle, just take into account who is speaking at the funeral. Two presidents and a king will take the podium to give eulogies for the legend.
FOX Sports reported that former President of the United States Bill Clinton, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and King Abdullah II of Jordan will all appear to honor Muhammad Ali this weekend.
They won’t be the only ones taking the stand to say a few words at the ceremony. Actor Billy Crystal, broadcaster Bryant Gumbel, a Protestant minister, two Rabbis and a Mormon U.S. Senator will also speak.
Those last four are especially noteworthy as Muhammad Ali is a known Muslim and his death seems to be bringing all kinds of religions together. That is true power.
*Featured Photo (above) credit to BBC