From Olympic gold medalist to heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali's grace and ferocity in the ring was matched only by his charm and wit outside of it. Arguably the world's most recognizable athlete, he redefined sports superstardom and remains a hero to millions.
Did You Know?
|999||The year Ali was crowned "Sportsman of the Century"|
|1960||The year Ali took home the gold medal from the Rome Olympics|
|12||The age at which Ali started his boxing career|
|3||years Ali was banned from boxing for his conscientious objection to the Vietnam War|