Manny Pacquiao always fights for flag and country whenever he steps inside the square boxing ring, proving to the whole world that we Filipinos can excel in our chosen fields because we are disciplined, skilled and motivated.
He is a well-grounded young man who, while always thanking God for His blessings, has never forgotten to share them with our less-fortunate countrymen.
During the typhoons that ravaged Metro Manila, Manny took a break from his frenetic training for a very important fight – one which he so convincingly won against Miguel Cotto – so he can come to the aid of flood victims.
In all of these, Manny had proven that it really takes one who had risen from abject poverty to know what it takes to be poor–what it feels to be hungry and how it is to have no roof over one’s head.
Manny Pacquiao, your servants, Senators Manny Villar and Loren Legarda, are kindred spirits. All three of us share a passion to uplift the lives of our people through public service, all having come from the ranks of the majority of long-suffering Filipinos.
I, therefore, welcome Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao and his entire People’s Champ organization in the Manny Villar-Loren Legarda team for a prosperous Philippines.
Truly, change will come for our country with so many more public service-minded Filipinos like Manny Pacquiao joining ranks and linking arms to turn our dreams into reality.
Mabuhay si Manny Pacquiao! Mabuhay ang Villar-Loren tandem! Mabuhay ang bansang Pilipinas!