Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has officially announced his retirement from the world of Boxing at 42 years old. He's had an incredible 26 year run in the ring with twelve world title wins in 8 weight classes. He's been praised as one of the greatest boxers of all time and has definitely left a legendary stamp on the sport. Manny posted a video to the Team Pacquiao Youtube Channel highlighting his career and giving his thanks. Check out his video below.
"You gave me the chance to find a way out of poverty. Because of you, I was able to inspire people all over the world. Because of you, I have been given the courage to change more life."Manny Pacquiao on how Boxing changed his life
A genuinely inspiring rags to riches story that all came about from all the hard work, sacrifice, energy, and dedication Pacquiao placed into his passion for the sport of boxing. As he switches gears to his not-so-new venture in Politics, Pacquiao announced last week he is declaring a Presidential bid in the Philippines for 2022.
Cover Photo Courtesy of Manny Pacquiao Instagram