Tuesday, December 11, 2007
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He definitely is the country's most celebrated, most influential, most admired and most popular sports figure in the country today. He could even be the most popular Bisaya right now. Definitely, he is the most well-known of all Mindanaoans as of late.
He can possibly unite the country even just for 12 rounds (or even less). Inspire young men, both from the academe and of the sidewalk, to aspire for excellence and prosperity in their lives.
This former baker's humble helper has certainly a story that has touched some hearts and lives of all those that has got to read his story.
Here's the anticlimax: What's with him that I have learned to hate him?
number 01. BECAUSE HE WAS SO GULLIBLE TO ENTER POLITICS. You gotta admit that he was a laughing stock when he ran for the Philippine Congress and failed to do so. I don't want to sound discriminating, but you gotta know the know-hows first! A great boxer knows that he needs extensive training to beat his opponent. He should have thought about it first when he ran for the Congress.
number 02. HE'S ACTUALLY MAKING MOVIES! He, together with Filipina actress Ara Mina have entered the Metro Manila Film Festival a few weeks from now. Can he concentrate on boxing instead?
number 03. HE KEEPS ON SAYING THAT HE DOESN'T GET TIRED WHENEVER HE WAS BEING BEATEN UP BY HIS OPPONENTS, SAYING THAT HE WAS CLINGING ONTO THE FIGHT BECAUSE OF THE FILIPINO PEOPLE. I don't question his intentions, but the fact that you say it all the time makes it sound too jaded. Sounded like a politician to me too!
number 04. HIS OVERCONFIDENCE IS KILLING ME!. Everyone knows his darn so good but he can be over the top. For real.
number 05. TOO MUCH PRIDE, I guess? It's great to confident. It's great to be strong-willed and feisty. His is just making some Filipinos turn away from him.
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