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‘Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee’. Muhammad Ali

*People of the world, famous and common, pay tribute to Muhammad Ali, the greatest sports stars of all time. The legendary champion was quick with his fists but he also knew the power of words to unsettle his rivals.

Perhaps his most famous quote was made when he was a precocious 22-year old about to take on world. The phrase was often repeated to describe his style in the ring, and became shorthand for the man who considered himself “The Greatest” before the rest of the world cottoned on.