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NFL star, actor and activist Jim Brown dies at 87

This Thursday (18) at the age of 87 Jim Brown passed away in Los Angeles California, one of the greatest players in the history of the National Football League (NFL). The information about his death arrived on Friday (19) from Monique, his wife, who says in her post that he died peacefully at her home: “To the world, he was an activist, an actor and a football star. To our family, he was a loving and wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Our hearts are broken…”, she said. He was a very striking figure, a symbol of civil rights for African Americans in USA.

Born February 17, 1936 in Georgia in the US USA, James Nathaniel Brown 1.88 m tall, popularly known as jim brownconsidered the best running back of American footballplayed in Cleveland Browns in 1957 until 1965 winning most valuable player award NFL-MVPwas also an actor, commentator for the first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and married to Monique since 1997. He retired from the sport at the age of 30 to be an actor and recorded the film “The Dirty Twelve” and also focused on his fight as social activistcreating in 1988 the Amer-I-Can program, focused on reforming former gang members.

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In 2002 the communication vehicle “Sporting News” elected him as the best of all time within his sport, in the year 2020 he was included among the top 100 of nfl and the best among the 150 of the college football. This tribute came when the professional league completed 100 years and the university 150 of existence. jim brown it’s in the Halls of Fame from both leagues.


Tribute to Jim Brown made by the team that played from 1957 to 1965. Remembering Jim Brown (Video: Playback/Youtube/ Cleveland Browns)


It is important to highlight that jim brown was a sport lover. At Syracuse University he excelled in four sports such as American football, basketball, lacrosse It is athletics. also entered the halls of fame university as lacrosse athlete.

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Featured photo: Jim Brown died at the age of 87 in Los Angeles, California, USA. (Reproduction/Facebook/NFL)

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