AC Milan pay tribute to Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama: ‘We loved every minute’

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have paid their own tribute to Akira Toriyama, the creator of Dragon Ball, who it was announced earlier today has died at 68.

As per the BBC, Toriyama suffered an acute subdural hematoma which a type of bleeding near the brain, and tributes have been pouring in from around the world given how successful the Dragon Ball series is.

Dragon Ball debuted as a comic series in 1984 and it is based around Son Goku’s quest to collect magical dragon balls to defend Earth against aliens called Saiyans.

Toriyama died on 1 March, and his studio gave a statement.

“He would have many more things to achieve. However, he has left many manga titles and works of art to this world. We hope that Akira Toriyama’s unique world of creation continues to be loved by everyone for a long time to come.”

Milan have published a tribute on social media the day after the win over Slavia Praha, which was a nod to the famous celebration between Leao and Theo.


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