Muhammad Ali died at age 74 Friday, but he left a legacy like no other athlete ever has. Here is what people are saying about the iconic boxer.

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“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”

Muhammad Ali, aptly dubbed ‘The greatest’, died at age 74 Friday in Phoenix. Ali, who battled Parkinson’s disease for many years, is no longer with us, but he left behind a legacy that will forever remain in the world of sports and beyond.

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Perhaps the most influential and iconic athlete on the planet, news of Ali’s passing was felt far and wide, as athletes, fans and celebrities rallied behind the former three-time heavyweight champ on social media.

Here is what people had to say:

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