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'It's taken me hours to work out what to write and still my words won't ever be enough': David Beckham pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend's tragic death in California helicopter crash

By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline

Published: 13:36 GMT, 27 January 2020 | Updated: 13:36 GMT, 27 January 2020

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David Beckham has paid a heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant after the basketball legend passed away on Sunday.

The former and star took to social media to try and come to terms with the death of his close friend and fellow athlete.

Bryant died after the helicopter he was travelling in crashed on the hills of Calabasas in California. Bryant's daughter Gianna, 13, and seven others were also killed in the crash.

David Beckham (centre) has spoken out following the death of close friend Kobe Bryant (right)

David Beckham (centre) has spoken out following the death of close friend Kobe Bryant (right) 

He wrote on Instagram: 'It’s taken me hours to work out what to write and still my words won’t ever be enough to describe

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