History January 17, 2021 at 09:00 am

Celebrating Muhammad Ali’s birthday with 10 of his greatest quotes

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

Francis Akhalbey January 17, 2021 at 09:00 am

January 17, 2021 at 09:00 am | History

Muhammad Ali is regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time -- Photo Credit: Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANEFO)

Born January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, Muhammad Ali had a very stellar boxing career, winning the World Heavyweight Title three times. Throughout his boxing career, Ali won a total of 56 fights and lost 5, with 37 of those wins being knockouts.

Outside the ring, the self-proclaimed “world’s greatest” was also a staunch civil rights activist as well as a philanthropist. And though he may be gone, he is still remembered and revered for being a man of very strong principles.

To celebrate what would have been the 74th birthday of one of the greatest athletes of all time, Face2Face Africa shares with you 10 of his greatest quotes:

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