Dubbed the greatest last shots, and rightly so, new images captured through the lens of British photographer Zenon Texeira show the “The Greatest Boxer of All Time” Muhammad Ali raising his fist for the final time.
The 74 year-old passed away on 3rd of June 2016 due to a respiratory illness which was made difficult due to his publicised battle with the neurodegenerative disease, Parkinson’s for 32 years.
With permission from the former world champion’s family, Zenon Texeira was invited into Ali’s home in Phoenix, Arizona, at the end of March where he took the shots.
Through the lens of his camera, Zenon’s photographs depicts the struggle and the strength which the greatest boxer of the century had to deal with after fighting for over three decades against the disease which was brought on by his boxing.
In the pictures which have gone viral since their release by the photographer, sees the champ raising his fists one last time, with a glint in his eyes and his smile. Muhammad Ali is seen wearing a pair of dark shades as well looking as cool as ever.
Ali remains the champ for millions of people, he fought a great fight while on earth and would be remembered for his courage, strength and most especially his amazing talent as the greatest boxer that ever lived.
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