The former NBA star was an inspiration to many across distinguished fields.
In a shocking news that saddened the entire world, former NBA star Kobe Bryant along with daughter Gianna passed away following a helicopter crash in California.
Bryant was widely regarded as among the best basketball players in the world and served as an inspiration to many. In a professional career spanning 20 years, he is the record all-time leading scorer of the Los Angeles Lakers. Moreover, in 2014, he became the first-ever NBA player to cross 30,000 points and 6,000 assists!
A true legend of the game, the news of Kobe Bryant passing away affected many across distinguished fields. Lots of celebrities and athletes took it to social media to post their heartfelt condolences. Even the top football clubs and players have shown their support for Bryant and his daughter Gianna’s deaths.
Here are some of the messages from the football industry –
So sad to hear the heartbreaking news of the deaths of Kobe and his daughter Gianna. Kobe was a true legend and inspiration to so many. Sending my condolences to his family and friends and the families of all who lost their lives in the crash. RIP Legend💔 pic.twitter.com/qKb3oiDHxH
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 26, 2020
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 26, 2020
A true inspiration in the sporting industry. RIP legend. 💔👑 pic.twitter.com/riqBbwRfDc
— Marcus Rashford (@MarcusRashford) January 26, 2020
RIP Kobe Bryant 1978-2020.
Sports icon. pic.twitter.com/aOTWyPtyD3
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 26, 2020
Dia triste pra nós dos esporte, pra nós fãs e principalmente pra família e amigos de kobe. Com suas mãos se fez lenda, obrigado por exaltar o esporte Kobe… que Deus conforte o coração de sua família e amigos 🙏🏽🖤 #ripkobebryant #24 pic.twitter.com/QPjIy7Fhou
— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) January 26, 2020
Neymar Jr. paid a tribute to Kobe Bryant after scoring for PSG against Lille
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) January 27, 2020
We have no words to express how shocked we are to hear of the tragic passing of one of the greatest sportsmen of all time and Rossonero fan, Kobe Bryant. All our thoughts are with the families of those affected by this tragic accident. You will forever be missed, Kobe 🙏❤️🖤 pic.twitter.com/FOd365chEL
— AC Milan (@acmilan) January 26, 2020
True leyend. Hard to believe. We will miss you, Kobe. 😢🙏🏀💔 pic.twitter.com/wki95dtS9Q
— Luka Modrić (@lukamodric10) January 26, 2020
We’re deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.
Our thoughts and condolences are with his loved ones at this extremely difficult time ♥️ pic.twitter.com/1IDAGRqafS
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 26, 2020