Sly Bids An Emotional Farewell To A Legend

In 1976, Sylvester Stallone created one of the greatest characters in movie history, Rocky Balboa. This week, The Champ has retired.

On his Instagram, Stallone posts an emotional video goodbye to The Italian Stallion, adding that the show will continue with Michael B. Jordan’s portrayal of Adonis Creed.

Here’s the video:

Conceived and portrayed by Stallone, Rocky received ten Oscar nominations at the 49th Academy Awards, winning three.

Rocky II

Critically acclaimed, the movie spawned a 42-year franchise, including both Creed movies.

We get to see Rocky one last time in Creed II which hit theaters Nov 21.