Vanessa Bryant Shared Heart Melting Message With Throwback Picture On Kobe Birthday

Vanessa Bryant is honoring Kobe for what would be his 43rd birthday. Via Instagram, the Laker legend’s wife posted a throwback picture of them kissing, accompanied by an NBA Finals trophy, and the caption,” Happy birthday, Papi. Te Amo por siempre. Amor Eterno. ❤️💔 43.”

Vanessa Bryant is honoring Kobe Bryant on his 43rd birthday by posting a heartf-elt message to her late husband … saying she will love him forever. The tributes have been pouring in for the NBA legend on Monday … with the Lakers, Carmelo Anthony, Russell Wilson and more sharing messages of love.

Vanessa shared a picture of the couple kissing and posing with the Larry O’Brien trophy after winning one of his 5 championships on Instagram just minutes ago … saying, “Happy birthday, Papi. Te Amo por siempre. Amor Eterno. ❤️💔 43.” Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, pass-ed away in a tra!ic helicopter cr*** in January 2020 … and Vanessa has previously opened up on the “unimaginable” pain she’s gone through since the a!cide*t.

“Lying in bed c*ying isn’t going to change the fact that my family will never be the same again,” Vanessa told back in March … “But getting out of bed and pu!hing forward is going to make the day better for my girls and for me. So that’s what I do.”