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Newcastle man Russ Routledge recalls Muhammad Ali friendship

Footage filmed by a Newcastle man about his friendship with Muhammad Ali features in a new film about the boxer.

I Am Ali includes amateur footage filmed by Russ Routledge, a fan who became a close friend of Ali after meeting him in the 1970s.

Ali invited Mr Routledge to visit him in Los Angeles, where the Tynesider captured the star on film.

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