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10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MANNY PACQUIO

1)When Pacquiao was a child, he wanted to become a priest.

2)Young Pacquiao used to miss school so that he could help his mother by working in a laundry.


3)He holds the distinction of being the only Filipino boxer to have a postage stamp dedicated to him.


4)Despite not being a part of the team, Pacquiao carried the flag for Philippines at the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

5)Pacquiao, who runs a charitable foundation, provides educational scholarships to 250 children.


6)The Philippines government has awarded him two titles: the "National Fist" and "National Treasure".




7)According to a Philippine law, the army will protect Pacquiao and his family in case of any danger.


8)Former President Gloria Arroyo is a close friend of Pacquiao.


9)He spent his childhood in Mindanao, using cardboard boxes as a bed.


10)Pacquiao’s first punchbag was made from a cardboard box stuffed with clothes.