- More than 15,000 people attended Muhammad Ali’s public funeral in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday
- Diplomats, famous musicians and actors, and talented athletes were among those paying their respects
- Comedian Billy Crystal and former President Bill Clinton were chosen to give eulogies at the event
- Actor Will Smith, who portrayed the boxing great in the 2001 film Ali, acted as a pallbearer at the private burial earlier in the day, along with boxing legends Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis
Ali died last week at the age of 74, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was laid to rest Friday afternoon at Cave Hill cemetery in his native Louisville, Kentucky. While Ali’s burial was a private affair, his family and friends held a public funeral for him at the KFC Center in Louisville after his interment.
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