Thousands of mourners gathered at Louisville,Kentucky on Friday to bid farewell to boxing legend Muhammad Ali who died a week ago after a long-battle with Parkinson’s disease.

The funeral service was attended by various celebrities and sportsmen including Mike Tyson,Will Smith and David Beckham.

Also present was former US President Bill Clinton who in his eulogy described Ali as ‘a truly free man of his faith.’

Here are the photos from the funeral service:

A hearse carrying Ali’s body enters Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville.

A coffin bearing Ali’s remains is loaded into a hearse at the A.D. Porter & Sons Funeral Home. Thousands of people paid their final respects to the boxing legend by attending a traditional Muslim prayer service Thursday.

Actor Will Smith arrives for Ali's memorial service at the KFC Yum Center. Mr. Smith played the boxer in a 2001 film.

The rapper Common hugs an unidentified woman before a memorial service for Ali in Louisville.

Soccer player David Beckham, left, arrives for Ali’'s memorial service.

Rabbi Michael Lerner speaks during Ali’s memorial service.

Mr. Clinton delivers a eulogy at the service.

Ali’s widow, Lonnie, speaks at the memorial service.