He is often quoted as the “Athlete of the Century” and “The Greatest of All Time”, prolific boxer and athlete Muhammad Ali has been honored by New Era with the latest Capture The Flag model. Many will remember his superior 50 years in the ring and Ali still influence generation of sports fans around the world. This special model pays homage to the gold medal that he won at the summer games in Rome, Italy on September 5th, 1960.
The cap resembles the uniform worn by Ali and made in red, white and blue satin stripes over the white leather crown. White satin lining with a gold imprint of a waving American flag and “Celebrating 50 Years” can be found on the inner of the cap. Back of the cap is proudly detailed with the Muhammad Ali Enterprises logo and each cap is packaged in a custom designed case. A portion of the proceeds from the sales will go directly to the US based Muhammad Ali Center which helps to preserve the legacy and ideals of Ali. Only 144 units will be available world wide and these will launch world wide on July 30th, 2010.