“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them–a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” –Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest champions of all time. His boxing skills were unparalleled, and his words have never been forgotten. From his birth in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky to his first Golden Gloves win to the Rumble in the Jungle and the Thrilla in Manila, Ali: The Official Portrait of “The Greatest” of All Time is a complete and fascinating exploration of the man whose legendary motto was “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”
From Ali’s conversion to Islam to his opposition to the Vietnam War to his later days, every aspect of the fighter’s life is illustrated with beautiful, full-color photos. The iconic quotes from Ali inserted throughout the text show Ali from every angle, the official portrait of a man whose will was stronger than anyone’s.