Arsenal FC is the latest to pay tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman who starred in blockbuster movie Black Panther.
Boseman lost the long battle with colon cancer at the age of 43 having been diagnosed with the disease since 2016.
Several celebrities have sent heartfelt messages to the American actor on Instagram and the Premier League giants were also not laid back in pouring out their tribute.
The Gunners posted a picture of their striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrating in a Black Panther mask in a tweet: “Rest in peace, Chadwick Boseman.”
Boseman’s rose to prominence as the lead star actor in Marvel’s 2018 blockbuster movie Black Panther, playing the lead role T’Challa.
Other celebrities that sent a tribute to Boseman includes Chris Evans, who played Captain America as he said: “I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special.
“A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King.”
Boseman was an American actor and producer. He was known for his portrayals of real-life historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall and for his portrayal of the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, most notably in Black Panther for which he won a NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
His other film roles included 21 Bridges (2019) and Da 5 Bloods (2020). Boseman died at age 43, four years after being diagnosed with colon cancer.