Anthony Joshua's stunning victory over Wladimir Klitschko Saturday night caused quite a stir in the footballing world.
The Watford native won the title bout by knockout in the 11th round after knocking the legendary Ukrainian down twice in the round and pouring on the shots before the referee intervened.
The fight and the result sent got people talking, with the football world weighing in.
What a fight!!! #JoshuaKlitschko
— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) April 29, 2017
Wowwww that uppercut lights out #JoshuaKlitchsko
— Ashley Cole (@TheRealAC3) April 29, 2017
Delighted for @anthonyfjoshua
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) April 29, 2017
What a fighter & warrior Klitschko is at 41, but what an experience to come through for Joshua! #JoshuaKlitschko
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) April 29, 2017
— Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) April 29, 2017
— Timothy fosu-mensah (@tfosumensah) April 29, 2017
— Michael Ballack (@Ballack) April 29, 2017
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