In the aftermath of Bryant’s death. football players, administrators and pundits have all taken to Twitter to express their regrets over the sudden demise of the greatest basketball player of all time.
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.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 26, 2020
A legend in one sport who loved, and was loved in, ours.
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) January 26, 2020
Descanse em paz, meu amigo
— Ronaldinho Gaúcho (@10Ronaldinho)January 26, 2020
Everyone at Manchester City is shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Kobe Bryant.
He was a true sporting icon and transcended the sport of basketball.
Our thoughts are with Kobe Bryant’s friends, family and the entire Lakers organisation during this tragic time
— Manchester City (@ManCity) January 26, 2020
— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) January 26, 2020
Neymar’s tribute to Kobe Bryant is beautiful