Long list famous pallbearers at Ali burial

Long list famous pallbearers at Ali burial

BOND: Will Smith played Muhammad in the 2001 American biographical sports drama film "Ali". CREDIT: Sourced

Will Smith joins a list world famous mense that will pay tribute to the boxing legend.

Actor Will Smith and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be among the pallbearers at Muhammad Ali’s funeral on Friday

They join a long list of athletes, entertainers and politicians to mourn the boxing legend, including former US President Bill Clinton, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and comedian Billy Crystal.

Ali died on Friday at age 74.

Smith played Ali in the 2001 movie of the same name, earning an Oscar nomination and becoming a family friend. Lewis is one of only three boxers – along with Ali and Evander Holyfield – to have held the heavyweight title three times.

Ali’s casket will be carried through his home town of Louisville, Kentucky.

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