Sportspersons pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on Twitter
After Nelson Mandela passed away, many celebrities from various sports took to social networking site, Twitter to pay their respects to the great South African legend
AB de Villiers @ABdeVilliers - Let us now, more than ever, stick together as a nation! We owe him that much. #madiba you will be missed! #tata #inspiration #leader
JP Duminy @jpduminy21 - To a man who has changed the mindset of a nation, May we inspire and motivate as u hav. You will always b remembered #RIPNelsonMandela
Brian Lara @BrianLara - Great time to score a century @DMBravo46... 104* at lunch. "Sport has the power to change the world...." Nelson Mandela. #RIPMadiba
Chris Gayle @henrygayle - RT @Coachsim13: He let his light shine so that other peoples light could shine also #RIPNelsonMandela
Shaun Pollock @7polly - Rest in peace Mr Mandela and thank you!!!......
Sanjay Manjrekar @sanjaymanjrekar - Met Mr Mandela In 1993. In a personal chat he spoke about Mahatma Gandhi, It was fascinating listening to one great man talk about another
Herschelle Gibbs @hershybru - The greatest statesman,a true leader amongst men and the most unique individual.the legend that is NELSON MANDELA.RIP
Glenn McGrath @glennmcgrath11 - The world has lost a great man. RIP Nelson Mandela.
Bishan Bedi @BishanBedi - Obsesed wid anti-aparthied NelsonM was epitome o human resistance against all known tyrany!Truly tireles tenacious towering man our times!!
Azhar Mahmood @AzharMahmood11 - The world has lost a true inspiration to human race. But he leaves a strong message and legacy behind. #Mandela
Tiger Woods @TigerWoods - Pop & I felt your aura when we met, I feel it today & I will feel it forever. You have done so much for humanity...
You will always be in my heart Mr. Mandela.
Yohan Blake @YohanBlake - Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela. Father to the world. Your inspiration lives forever.
Aaron Finch @AaronFinch5 - #NelsonMandela what in inspiration to billions of people. May his legacy live on forever!
Vernon Philander @VDP_24 - RIP to a Legend. Left a legacy which is almost impossible to be repeated. #Mandela #truelegend
Usman Khawaja @Uz_Khawaja - Nice to see everyone at Adelaide oval this morning paying their respects to Nelson Mandela.
Adam Hollioake @adamhollioake - Always hated jokes people make bout famous people who die...I dare anyone to do it bout Nelson Mandella...will be shot down by the people
Ramachandra Guha @Ram_Guha - Unlike Gandhi, Mandela loved sport. On meeting a group of foreign visitors in jail, he asked: 'Is Don Bradman still alive?" ...