Italian club A.C Milan will wear black armband and observe a minute silence for the late Kobe Bryant.
Players of AC Milan will will wear black armbands for their Coppa Italia game against Torino tonigh. The San Siro Stadium will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant.
Though Kobe Bryant was a basketball player he had love for football and supported Italian club A.C Milan.
In agreement with @SerieA, tonight #ACMilan will wear the black armband in memory of Kobe Bryant, who died in a tragic helicopter crash together with his daughter Gianna Maria and 7 other victims. The whole San Siro will also pay a tribute just a few minutes away from kick off.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) January 28, 2020
The Americans Basketball legend grew up in Italy were he fell in love with AC Milan during the club’s dominant days in late 1980s and early 1990s.
He’s on record to have said when you cut off his left arm, it will bleed red and black, the colors of AC Milan and the other arm bleeds yellow and purple, the colors of Basketball team Lakers
“I’ve always said if you cut off my left arm it’ll bleed black and red and if you cut off my right arm it’ll bleed yellow and purple.” –Kobe once said this