It was my second opportunity to have my photo taken with Manny Pacquiao , the greatest Filipino boxer of our time, but it was only last night – at the launch of the Rexona Training Camp – that I discovered how cool and down-to-earth he can be.
Me: Can I have a picture please?
Pacman: Mag-selfie na lang tayo! (after which he grabs by Samsung phone and raises it in the air for our selfie pose)
Take 2, distort the face. LOL.
One thing I discovered: Manny loves to selfie! And the first and only eight-division world boxing champion is a man in touch with this generation, he’s so charismatic. ’twas nice to see him be so accommodating (and selfie-ing!) with his fans.
Here’s another pic Pacman took of him & Team Unilever – PR manager Apples Aberin, Brand Manager Mar Corazo and our good friend Franco of Bridges PR (photo courtesy of Instagram @applesaberin)
Anyway, congrats Manny on being the newest brand ambassador of Rexona. We believe there’s no one else like him who embodies the Rexona Do More philosophy; being not only a boxer but also a legislator, family man, businessman, singer (??) and coming soon- a professional basketball player and coach!
In a short press conference at the event, Manny indicated that retirement is not an option yet, as he is still enjoying the sport. But he revealed that he does not like his sons to take after his footsteps; in fact, there’s no trace of any boxing equipment in the Pacquiao household.
He added that using Rexona is part of his daily routine and is thankful to the brand for establishing the first-ever Rexona Training Camp that will duplicate his physical fitness routine in over 30 of the top MMA and boxing gyms across the country.
The Rexona Training Camp is open to all men and women who want to Do More and push their limits like Pacman. To join, just visit Rexona’s Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/RexonaPH), click on the Rexona Training Camp tab and fill up the necessary forms to get a free training session in accredited fitness gyms nationwide.
During last night’s open workout at Whitespace Makati, professional and celebrity trainers Coach Rio of Runrio, Paolo Cabalfin of Focus Athletics, Erwin Tagle of Ultimate Fitness Manila and Mariel Mercado and Dexter Pulid of 360 Fitness Club, put guests through a 21 minute circuit that emulated Pacquiao’s own training routine.
Also present were Rexona Do More ambassadors, James and Phil Younghusband. The circuit also gave guests a taste of some of the training methods available when you sign up for the training camp. Join now!