Referring to Persian translation of book on Muhammad Ali
Publish Date : Sunday 5 June 2016 - 19:51
IBNA- As Muhammad Ali passed away, here we flick through the Persian translation of ‘The Greatest: My Own Story’ former heavyweight boxer champion and social activist.
Muhammad Ali visits Tehran International Book Fair
According to IBNA
correspondent, Muhammad Ali
born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., on January 17, 1942 passed away on June 3, 2016 due to respiratory problems and septic shock. He was 74. The book, ‘The Greatest: My Own Story’
by Ali and Richard Durham which was translated to Persian by Manouchehr Basir features the memoires of Muhammad Ali, is a multifaceted portrait of Ali only he could render: sports legend; unapologetic anti-war advocate; outrageous showman and gracious goodwill ambassador; fighter, lover, poet, and provocateur; an irresistible force to be ...
Growing up in the South, surrounded by racial bigotry and discrimination, Ali who converted to Islam fought not just for a living, but also for respect and rewards far more precious than money or glory. He was named Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated and the BBC. Ali redefined what it meant to be an athlete by giving hope to millions around the world and inspiring us all to fight for what is important to us.
Ali travelled to Iran in 1993 by invitation and visited Tehran International Book Fair. He gave the original version of The Greatest: My Own Story’ to Manouchehr Basir during his travel to Iran.