NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his thirteen year okd daughter Gianna were among the nine victims who lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash on Sunday.
The sad news reverberated around the world as people, athletes and celebrities have taken to social media to pour out their condolences and also share amazing stories on how the retired Lakers player impacted their lives.
Italian soccer team AC Milan honored Kobe Bryant during the Italian Cup game against Torino in the San Siro stadium in Milan. Fans stood up during the 24th minute of the game, in reference to Bryant’s number with the Lakers.
Having grown up in Italy, Kobe was a longtime fan of Milan and was a fluent speaker of Italian. He followed the club closely.
”If you cut off my left arm, it will bleed RED and BLACK.” – Kobe Bryant