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The Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Has Been Laid To Rest.

Rousing tributes were paid to the boxing legend at a memorial service.

Muslim, christian, jewish and other speakers spoke of his fight for civil rights, while a message from president barack obama praised his originality.

Muhammad ali's burial was screened all over the world.

A poignant memorial service, which began with a qoranic recitation, capped two days of tributes honoring the three-time heavyweight world champion known as "the greatest," who died last week at 74 after a long battle with parkinson's disease.

Thousands of onlookers lining the roadside waved, took photos and chanted "ali, ali" as a cortege led by the hearse carrying his coffin drove past.

Spectators threw red roses and other flowers onto the hearse, blocking much of its windshield by the time it reached its destination.

A fleet of limousines transporting ali's family and close friends followed.

Muhammad ali was buried in a private ceremony attended by friends and family.