International R&B sensation Beyonce Knowles
listed Manny Pacquiao
as one of her favorite athletes during a televised ESPN interview, reports PEP.ph
. “Even Pacquiao, I love him because I really relate to people who were born to do something and gets lost in the moment,” she is quoted as saying. “When he gets in the ring, he's a beast!
I love it! And he shows you can have humility
and be a calm person and also be driven
when it's time and be a fighter."
Even actor Mark Wahlberg
has expressed his admiration
of Manny’s pugilistic skills. The Hollywood star watched Manny's training sessions as preparation for his role in The Fighter
Here at FN, we too have our own favorite sports heroes and heroines. With their undeniable skills—on the court, in the ring, or in any other venue—and inspiring achievements, these athletes make us beam with national pride. Find out why we love these 10 sports stunners
by scrolling through the gallery below.
(Photo of Beyonce in flashbox composite by Tixgirl Ames Friedman via Wikimedia Commons; photo of Manny Pacquiao courtesy of PEP.ph)