Sunday, April 15, 2007

As expected, Pacquiao won

Pacquiao won.

Filipinos, including Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio, were grateful after Manny brought "honor" to the country by beating the hell out of Jorge Solis.

Good for Manny. He will surely bring home the money. Good for all Pinoys. We had a temporary break from the boredom of our poor existence. There was even free merienda in some sports complex in Manila courtesy of local politicians.

Good for me and my colleagues. We had to stay in the office for almost 20 hours now to make sure the world will be informed what happens to the "people's champion."

I wonder why we're so excited about the outcome of the Pacquiao-Solis fight when we were so sure anyway that Manny would win.

It's just maybe the love for a good fight.

1 comment:

Tirador said...

Filipinos are always excited to see a countryman on the world stage. With odds favoring Pacquiao, the potential of failure also kept everyone's senses on the edge of their seat.

One article that will certainly go against the tide of "all things Manny" is a report on the medical pitfalls that boxers endure in their lifetime.

thanks, first time here.

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