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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali: Prince Charles is 'the greatest'

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali welcomed the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to his home city of Louisville, describing Charles as "the greatest".

The sport star's words came in a letter rather than in person as he was not well enough to join leading figures from the city at a cultural greeting for the royal couple, who were in the city on the final day of their US tour.

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Charles jokes 'look what coming here has done to me'

The Prince of Wales said during his acceptance speech that he realised he had been coming to the US for the past 40 years.

"Look what it's done to me," he joked before saying his only anxiety about the evening was "that I might quite possibly send my wife to sleep during my speech."

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