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  1. Players and fans take part in the minute of applause to honour the recently departed Nelson Mandela ahead of the Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Cardiff City. Picture: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
  2. Liverpool and West Ham players take part on a minute of applause in honour of struggle hero Nelson Mandela prior to their Permier League clash. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
  3. Jbe Kruger of South Africa wears black ribbons in memory of fallen icon Nelson Mandela during the second round of the Hong Kong Open. Picture: Ian Walton/Getty Images
  4. England's James Anderson is seen wearing a black armband during their Ashes clash against Australia. Picture: Reuters/David Gray
  5. Lebogang Manyama of Ajax Cape Town wears his black armsband during their match against Maritzburg United on Friday. Picture: Luigi Bennett/Gallo Images
  6. Ajax Cape Town observe a moment of silence ahead of their match against Maritzburg United on Friday. Picture: Luigi Bennett/Gallo Images
  7. A moment of silence in honour of former president Nelson Mandela is observed before the NBA clash between the New York Knicks and the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden in New York. Picture: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun
  8. Barcelona will need an almost perfect performance to win at La Liga leaders Real Madrid in Sunday's 'Clasico' and reignite their title bid, playmaker Andres Iniesta said. Picture: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images
  9. A minute of silence in honour of Nelson Mandela is observed during day one of the Cricket South Africa Boys U/17 Week at University of Stellenbosch. Picture: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images
  10. SA golfer Branden Grace observes a minute of silence following the death of former president Nelson Mandela. Picture: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
  11. Ernie Els observes a moment of silence after the death of former president Nelson Mandela. Picture: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
  12. A moment of silence for Nelson Mandela is observed prior to the Montreal Canadiens vs Boston Bruins NHL hockey game in Montreal, Canada. Picture: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson
  13. Australia observe a minute of silence in memory of former president Nelson Mandela. Picture: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
  14. England players observe a moment of silence in memory of former president Nelson Mandela. Picture: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
  15. India captain MS Dhoni observes a moment of silencein memory of former president Nelson Mandela prior to their ODI against South Africa in Durban on Sunday. Picture: AP Photo
  16. The Real Madrid team pay tribute with one minute of silence to Nelson Mandela ahead of their clash against Olimpic de Xativa. Picture: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images
  17. The Port Vale and Salisbury City teams line up for a minute of applause in memory of Nelson Mandela prior to their FA Cup, second round clash in Burslem, England. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
 

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