Manny Pacquiao pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

/ 07:46 AM January 27, 2020
Manny Pacquiao Kobe Bryant

Photo taken from Manny Pacquiao’s Twitter

From one sports icon to another, Manny Pacquiao was the latest to pay his tribute to basketball great Kobe Bryant.

Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among those who died in a helicopter crash in California early Monday (Manila time).


Pacquiao, who is an avid basketball fan, honored the former Los Angeles Lakers superstar on social media.

“The world lost a legend today but the impact and legacy he leaves behind will last forever! #RIPMamba,” Pacquiao posted on social media Monday.


Bryant played 20 seasons in the NBA and won five championships all with the Lakers.

The 18-time All-Star was also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.

Tributes poured in for Bryant and his family with athletes from across all sports sharing their condolences to one of the greatest players to ever do it.

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