Muhammad Ali’s Body Arrives Back In Hometown

Muhammad Ali’s body has arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where he will be laid to rest on Friday.

The boxing legend’s coffin was flown to an airport in the city before being carried into a hearse and driven away.

His family have said a public memorial will be held at a sports arena in the city later this week, with thousands of mourners expected to attend.Louisville mayor Greg Fischer told Sky News he expects an “outpouring of love” for the three-time world heavyweight champion, who died on Friday aged 74.

“When a global icon is from your own home city, everybody has got a story, everybody has been touched by him – one way or multiple ways,” he said.

“Our city, Louisville, is going to be sending him off with great class, dignity and respect.

Credit:Sky News