Manny pacquiao He is already officially a candidate for the Presidency of the Philippines after presenting his registration to participate in the 2022 elections on Friday.
Pac-man will now contest outside the ring and seek to succeed the current president Rodrigo duterte, who has had a very controversial government.
“Those who take advantage of the nation, robbing, robbing the Filipino nation, their happy days of taking advantage of the government are already numbered because if the Lord places me there, I promise not only the Filipino people, but also my promise of God , that everyone go to jail, “he said Pacquiao to the press after registering your candidacy.
It should be remembered that Manny pacquiao He is currently a senator, and was appointed as a candidate by his PDP-Laban party during the group’s national assembly for the official presidential candidate.
Pacquiao assured that it will improve Internet service and reduce the cost of electricity in the Philippines, in the same way it will work to solve the pandemic of Covid-19 in his country.
“My candidacy is not only for me and my family, but also for the Filipino people, to give them a better future, especially to those who have suffered for a long time,” he said.
Manny, who has ventured into politics since 2010 as a congressman before being elected senator, now decided to fight for the people and leave millionaire bags that were still waiting for him in professional boxing.
Pacquiao switches to boxing for the presidency
Pac-man ended a 26-year career in which he fought 72 fights, with 62 wins, eight losses and two draws. So he left a very heartfelt message on social media.
“As I hang up my boxing gloves, I would like to thank everyone, especially the Filipino people for supporting Manny pacquiao. Goodbye boxing, ”said Pacquiao, 42, in a 14-minute video posted on his Facebook page. “It is difficult for me to accept that my time as a boxer is over. Today I announce my retirement ”.