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It’s a sad day, Kobe is no more

We have no words! The entire sporting world is in shock and mourning over the passing of the basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. He meant a lot to people around the world and inspired millions with his work on and off the basketball court. The news broke out earlier today when it was reported that Kobe was one of the people traveling on a helicopter which crashed in the city of Calabasas, California. His daughter, Gianna, was also accompanying him on the helicopter. There were few players that matched Kobe Bryant having just been replaced as the 3rd highest scorer in the NBA by none other than his former US team mate, rival and friend, Lebron James. The entire sporting world, particularly football, has come together to remember the always smiling, Kobe. Kobe was an FC Barcelona fan and frequented the Camp Nou. There he met and got close to a number of players. FC Barcelona including Messi sent their condolences on social media. Among others were Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez and Puyol.

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No tengo palabras… Todo mi cariño para la familia y amigos de Kobe. Fue un placer conocerle y compartir buenos momentos juntos. Se nos fue un genio como pocos.

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Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus, Ex Real-Madrid also jumped on Instagram and Twitter to show his sadness.

Neymar Jr, Paris Saint Germain’s forward also dedicated his goal to Kobe

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Among a few other notable mourners is tennis legend, Rafael Nadal. Kobe Bryant, obviously a legend of the game, held a number of records in his basketball career, but the one particular record that made him more special was an Oscar win for the best animated short film in 2018. Signing off with Kobe’s own words ” Heroes come and go, but legends are forever.”

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