Trivia about Manny Pacquiao: Much More than a Boxing Legend…

TRIVIA ABOUT MANNY PACQUIAO – Here are some fascinating things about the boxing legend that many people don’t know about.

1. He wanted to become a priest.

Manny Pacquiao did not see himself as a boxer when he was a child. He wanted to become a priest.

Trivia about Manny Pacquiao

2. Pacquiao is the only Filipino boxer with a postage stamp.

Based on an article on MSN, Manny Pacquiao is the only Filipino boxer with a postage stamp that is really dedicated to him.

Manny Pacquiao

3. He carried the Philippine flag during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Although he was not part of the Philippine team for the Beijing Olympic Games, the boxing legend carried the Philippine flag at the opening ceremony of the event.

Trivia about Manny Pacquiao

4. Pacquiao funds the studies of more than 200 children.

Sen. Manny Pacquiao has been helping a lot of people including 250 children whom he is sending to school.

Manny Pacquiao

5. He has two (2) titles given by the Philippine government.

Pacquiao is known as the National Fist or Pambansang Kamao but he actually has another title given by the Philippine government – “National Treasure”.

Trivia about Manny Pacquiao

6. The Pacquiao family is protected as mandated by law.

Based on the article, the Philippine law mandates the army to protect the boxing legend and his family in the face of danger.

Trivia about Manny Pacquiao

7. He slept on cardboard boxes as his bed when he was a child.

It is no secret to the public that he was born in poverty. He lived in Mindanao when he was a child with cardboard boxes as his bed.

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8. Pacquiao owns a Jack Russell terrier.

One of the trivia about Manny Pacquiao is a Jack Russell terrier he named “Pacman”. The dog joins him in his training runs.

Trivia about Manny Pacquiao

9. The Pacquiao mansion in General Santos City is armed by 24/7 guards.

Sen. Manny Pacquiao and his family has several mansions in the Philippines. They usually stay on their property in GenSan which is armed by 24/7 guards.

Manny Pacquiao Family

10. He was only 17 years old when he started his professional boxing career.

Based on the article, one of the trivia about Manny Pacquiao is that he started young in boxing. He was only 17 years old when his professional career in sports began.

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