Lionel Messi and a host of Barcelona players have paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after he tragically died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
The tragic news has shocked the entire world and Barcelona players have expressed their condolences and paid tribute to the legend.
Kobe met up with Barcelona on several occasions both in the United States, on the club’s summer tours, as well as being a visitor to the Catalan capital.
Messi: : ‘I have no words… all my love for Kobe’s family and friends. ‘It was a pleasure to meet you and share good times together. ‘You were a genius like few others.’
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Conmovido por la mala noticia lo siento mucho por KOBE BRYANT y las demás víctimas. Mucha fuerza a sus familiares y seres queridos Descansa en paz !!! • Rest in peace KOBE BRYANT and all the victims who have passed away in that tragic accident and give all my condolences to family and friends
Kobe !!!!!!!— Samuel Umtiti (@samumtiti) January 26, 2020