Pro sports is very lucrative and Manny Pacquiao is one of the few professional boxers to have experienced what it feels like to be at the very top of the hill in recent years. The Filipino boxer has done his time in the trenches and has over the years won titles as a boxer in eight different weight categories.
Manny born in 1978, is not just a boxer and at the age of 32 he was elected to the House of Representatives; this is not forgetting his roles as an actor, in singing and basketball. The soft spoken boxing superstar has for long remained a favorite with the media seeking family photos from boxers.
As one may expect Manny grew up with plenty of hardship all round. He completed his primary education in the Philippines but was forced to drop out of secondary school owing to extreme poverty; his mother who separated from his father when Manny was just in the sixth was struggling to feed her family of six. Manny the fourth born never gave up on his dream to have an education and in 2007 he sat and passed his high school examination and enrolled in college for a degree in Business Management.
His persistence and humble personality being the reason her remains a media darling in boxing and a favorite for family photos. Manny’s most recent fight saw him get in the ring against Floyd Mayweather a match that was one of the most expensive match ups in recent history. This major matchup and Manny’s long tale of struggle appears to be certain ticket into the favorite for family photos at high profile sporting and social events.