Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Ali Turns 65
Legendary boxer and one of the best sportspersons ever Muhammad Ali is 65 today.Two-and-a-half decades since his last fight, fans still agree that Ali was the best, course, Ali was also one of the few sportspersons who thought so about himself and openly said so as well.
Ali became the first man to win the world heavyweight title three times. He also won the north American championship besides the gold in the 1960 Rome Olympics, retiring with a 56-5 career win-loss record.
Although suffering from Parkisons and now barely able to speak he still does a lot of charitable work, especially from the Muhammad Ali Centre in Kentucky.
Famous Ali Quotes:
"Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men
beat each other up"
"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life"
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I just beat people up"
"My toughest fight was with my first wife"
"Don't count the days, make the days count"
And the ever famous..
"Float like a butterfly,sting like a bee"
Happy Birthday to you sir!!