World soccer stars expressed their deep sorrow after the departure of the world basketball legend and the American International Lakers team, Kobe Bryant, who died on Sunday in a helicopter crash that killed eight other people, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Football stars bid farewell to the well-known American star in his love For the Italian team AC Milan through the following tweets and statements:

Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus, the current Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, expressed his great sorrow, "for hearing this heartbreaking news about the death of Kobe and his daughter, Gianna. Kobe was a true legend and an inspiration to many. My condolences go out to his family, friends and families of all who lost their lives in the accident. ”

Lionel Messi
Barcelona captain and Argentine national team Lionel Messi expressed his deep sorrow, saying, "I miss the words ... all of our thoughts with the family and friends of Kobe. It was a pleasure to get to know him and to share nice moments with him. It is genius. ”

Andres Iniesta
As for the former Barcelona player at the Spanish Catalan club, Andres Iniesta, he considered Bryant's departure "tragic ... what a sad news." My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rest in Cuban peace.

Totti and Pirlo
"It was an honor for me to get to know the American hero," he said of the legend of Rome and the Italian soccer team Francesco Totti, while former Milan and Juventus star Andrea Pirlo commented on the news of Bryant's departure, saying, "I was a role model for our generation, rest in peace, myth."