Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning outside the Los Angeles area.

A number of sports icons have sent their condolences to Bryant’s family and NFL legend Peyton Manning is the latest individual to share his thoughts on the former Los Angeles Lakers star.

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Manning, who shared the ESPY Awards Stage with Bryant back in 2016, released a statement about what Bryant meant to him as a friend.

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