Many will remember Muhammad Ali refused to go to Vietnam to fight in the war of his time.
An unpopular decision at that time with many Americans supporting the war during that period.
Of course, Ali, once again, was to be proved right in the end.
Later on people saw where he was coming from. He was way too far ahead of his time for most back then.
His close competitor George Foreman also didn’t have to go to Vietnam either at the time.
Revealing the following on Twitter as to why:
Here’s how he won Olympic gold.
A feat many forget in Mexico city in 1968: