Muhammad Ali posts smiling selfie to quash rumours of impending death

Dec 04, 2014, 08:32 IST | ANI

London: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali recently posted a smiling selfie on his newly opened Instagram account, subduing the talks revolving around his deteriorating health condition.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali at a charity event in New York in 2012. Pic/Getty Images.

Being an ardent fan of the Louisville Cardinals, three-time world champion Ali was pictured supporting the team, who eventually triumphed 44-40 in a close encounter.

Ali, who is suffering from Parkinson’s disease, has already gained 1, 20,000 followers.

Earlier, his brother Rahman confirmed that Ali was not able to speak or leave his home, indicating rumours regarding his impending death. Dr Abraham Lieberman, who is treating the boxing legend, stated that his health is not a major cause of concern, adding that his family has been taking extraordinary care of him, the Mirror reported.

Lieberman also said that though he has trouble walking, he has managed to keep himself in good spirits despite suffering from Parkinson for 30 years.

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