Manny Pacquiao, WBO World Welterweight Champion who joined politics after his retirement from boxing has been elected into the Philippine’s senate. Pacquiao who is 37 was voted into the senate on Thursday. The Philippine’s elections commission declared him among the 12 new members of the upper house of Congress.
In the previous week, the Philippines had come out in their number to cast their vote to choose a president, vice president, 12 senators, 200 members of the lower house of congress and 18,000 local officials. Fortunately, he was among the 12 senators that was elected into the Philippine’s senate.