Fans Across the Globe Send Farewell Messages to Kobe Bryant

Vanessa de Beaumont@@vanessadebeauContributor IApril 13, 2016

Greatness has no borders. Greatness belongs to no one country.

And for the better part of 20 years, greatness has worn purple and gold.

In commemoration of that far-reaching brilliance, fans from across the globe submitted video messages to salute Kobe Bryant prior to his final game Wednesday.

From Nigeria to Norway and Egypt to England, they spoke in their native tongues of their respect for and appreciation of the Black Mamba, making clear just how much international influence one of the National Basketball Association's finest players ever has garnered.



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