The Today Show, Kendall Jenner, Ellen DeGeneres, & More Pay Tribute To Frank Gifford

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He will surely be missed!

As we reported, football legend Frank Gifford died at the age of 84 in his Connecticut home on Sunday morning.

And not surprisingly, on Monday morning, TODAY paid a touching tribute to the athlete.

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In a very emotional segment, host and good friend, Hoda Kotb, recalls a conversation she had with wife Kathie Lee Gifford about how his death should not be looked at as a tragedy, but rather a celebration of his life and accomplishments.

To see the heartwarming video, ch-ch-check out the clip (below).

“His life was a triumph.”Hoda Kotb and the TODAY family took time to remember Frank Gifford this morning. http://on.today.com/1Uxu9BZ
Posted by Today Show on Monday, August 10, 2015

Throughout his career, the Hall Of Famer touched many lives, including…

Goddaughter Kendall Jenner posted on Twitter:

very sad day. Rest in Peace to my Godfather. The legend, Frank Gifford.
— Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) August 9, 2015

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump wrote:

.@KathieLGifford, Melania and I send our deepest condolences. Frank was a special and amazing person. He will be missed by all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2015

Ellen DeGeneres wrote:

Sending love to @KathieLGifford over the loss of her husband, Frank. You are in our thoughts today.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 9, 2015

Carson Daly posted:

My heart breaks for my colleague and friend Kathie Lee Gifford & her family for the loss of Frank. We are praying and thinking of them today
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) August 9, 2015

Larry King said:

RIP #NFL & @Giants icon Frank Gifford, a star player & legendary announcer. I had many great intvs w/him. My condolences @KathieLGifford
— Larry King (@kingsthings) August 9, 2015

So sad.

Kathie Lee and the rest of Frank’s friends and family are in our thoughts.

[Image via WENN.]

Aug 10, 2015 11:57am PDT

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