Look: Muhammad Ali's Haunting Last Portraits Have Him Smiling Through Effects of Parkinson's Disease

Look: Muhammad Ali's Haunting Last Portraits Have Him Smiling Through Effects of Parkinson's Disease

The ex-world heavyweight boxing champion fought until the end.

Published June 6th

Muhammad Ali was a photographer's dream, lighting up the camera's flash with expressions that truly drove the adage of "pictures worth a thousand words" all the way home.

As the world continues to mourn the loss of Ali, who died at 74 late Friday night, we are seeing the final portraits of the beloved world heavyweight boxing champion, global sports icon and world humanitarian.

According to the Daily Mail, British photographer Zenon Texeira took these portraits of Ali in his home this past March.

You can see The People's Champ fighting the Parkinson's disease he has been battling since 1984 just to crack a smile.

These final portraits of Ali are absolutely chilling.

He literally fought until the very end.

If that doesn't embody being "The Greatest," we don't know what does.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

(Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage)

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