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Shane Warne’s “legacy lives on” in touching tribute on what would have been his 53rd birthday

''It is about the richness of an individual's life.''
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On what would have been Shane Warne’s 53rd birthday, the late cricketer’s official Instagram page has paid tribute to the Spin King.

Sharing one of the most iconic photos of the sportsman, the accompanying statement read: “A legacy gives you a perspective on what’s important.

“It is about the richness of an individual’s life, including what they accomplished and the impact they had on people and places.”

Shane Warne would have been 53 today.

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It continued: “Shane’s Legacy will live on. Happy birthday – always in our hearts.”

The tribute received plenty of love from Shane’s loved ones.

The cricketer’s eldest daughter, Brooke, commented “🤍2️⃣3️⃣🤍”.

Summer Warne also shared some hearts, writing: “❤️❤️❤️.”

Singer-songwriter Natalie Imbruglia also penned “❤️❤️❤️❤️” in support, while surfer Kelly Slater added: “Gonna miss Shane at the Dunhill.”

“Shane’s Legacy will live on,” the tribute read.

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The tribute comes after Brooke honoured one of the most iconic moments in her father’s career.

Five months after his sudden death, his eldest daughter shared a poignant tribute to the late and great cricketer.

While visiting a very special place in the ‘Spin King’s’ career, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, it was impossible for Brooke not to reflect on her dad’s impact.

Posting photos from the sentimental day, Brooke penned: “Old Trafford Cricket Ground holds a very special place in My families and my Heart, it was very special to be able to visit the ground where the Ball of The Century took place as well as Dads 600th Wicket.

Brooke shared a poignant tribute to the late and great cricketer.

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“Thank you to Josh for taking us around and to the lovely Security staff that looked after us, we are so grateful ! A very special day 🏏💚💛🤍🌟🏏🏏🏏🏏.”

Quick to comment his support was Brooke’s family, including younger brother Jackson who shared a love heart emoji, and her mother and Shane’s ex partner Simone Callahan who wrote: “Beautiful Brookie ❤️🏏💚☀️❤️💫.”

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