Kobe Byrant: Messi, Ronaldo pen exciting compliments
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna had been amongst a number of folks killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a supply confirmed to ESPN. Bryant was 41.
Drafted 13th total in 1996 out of Decrease Merion Excessive Faculty exterior of Philadelphia, Bryant was a five-time NBA champion, a two-time NBA Finals MVP and the 2008 NBA MVP. The 18-time All-Star retired in 2016 after 20 seasons within the league, all with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo had been amongst many within the international soccer neighborhood that paid tribute to Bryant and his daughter. Ronaldo wrote, “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.”