Arnold Schwarzenegger Shared Rare Photos With Franco Columbu

Death of the sports legend Franco Columbu left many bodybuilding fans speechless. No one expected to lose this bright and inspiring character who used to share his valuable advice and knowledge, making thousands of bodybuilders closer to their dreams.

Franco was an outstanding bodybuilder, however, he also was a great person and a good friend of many, including Arnold Schwarzenegger. These two friends had a long story of friendship that lasted for more than 54 years.

Franco managed to win the Olympia contest twice in his career what means his name will always be remembered by all bodybuilders on the planet. It’s hard to imagine how he managed to keep such a low belly fat.  Nevertheless, today more and more people prefer to speak about his personality rather than to remember his professional achievement, what can only be a proof of him being a great human with a big heart and pure soul.

In order to honor memory of the legend, Schwarzenegger published some rare black-and-white photos from his personal archive. These photos show two bodybuilding veterans having some great fan years ago. It’s incredibly touching to see them both so young, happy, and hopeful.

Arnold shared a message to thank his best friend for his support, love, and understanding. He promised to keep memories about Franco and to support people he loved. Fans of both sportsmen reacted on the post with thousands of warm comment. trying to express how much they are going to miss Franco.

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Franco, You’ve heard me say that I don’t like when people call me a self-made man. You’ve even heard me say that you’re part of the reason I could never accept that label. But I wanted you to know why. From the minute we met in Munich, you were my partner in crime. We pushed each other, we competed with each other, and we laughed at every moment along the way. When I finally got to America, I was alone. I’d left my family, my country, my whole life behind. So when I asked Joe Weider to bring you to train with me, it was because I knew I wasn’t the same without my best friend. I could thrive without money, without my parents, but I couldn’t thrive without you. I am devastated today. But I am also so, so grateful for the 54 years of friendship and joy we shared. The pumps, the chess games, the construction work, the meals, the pranks, the life lessons – we did it all together. We grew and we learned and we loved. My life was more fun, more colorful, and more complete because of you. I will always miss you. But I’ll also know that a part of you lives on in me, in Debbie, in Maria, and in the millions of people you inspired every day you lived. And I will be there for Maria and Debbie, so you can rest now with no worries. I love you Franco. I will always remember the joy you brought to my life, the advices you gave me, and the twinkle in your eye that never disappeared. You were my best friend. Love always, Arnold

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