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Muhammad Ali can barely speak or leave home, brother says

Heavyweight boxing legend, 72, too ill to attend premiere of new documentary about his life

56da5458-0449-42a1-bf82-bb8b362bd006-460x276Muhammad Ali in 2005. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Source: theguardian.com

By: Rory Carroll

Muhammad Ali’s Parkinson’s disease has advanced to the point he can barely speak or leave his Arizona home, according to a member of his family.

According to his younger brother, Rahman Ali, the 72-year-old former heavyweight world champion was too incapacitated to attend this week’s Hollywood premiere of a documentary about his life, I Am Ali.

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