Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Former scribe Piñol urges sports officials to focus on grassroots Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano With his recent success, Jerwin Ancajas has not been able to escape comparisons to boxing great Manny Pacquiao.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award While the soft-spoken boxer is flattered to be mentioned in the same breath as the eight-division world champion, he knows that no one can compare to Pacquiao.“I don’t mind the comparisons because it’s an honor to be compared to him,” said Ancajas in Filipino. “But no one in the Philippines and in the world can match to what sir Manny has accomplished,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkAncajas, who is fresh from his stunning defense of the belt last month in Texas, even went to as far as saying that “the next Manny Pacquiao has not been born yet.”The IBF superflyweight titlist was one of the three sportsmen honored by the Philippine Sportswriters Association as the Athlete of the Year, something which Pacquiao has won four times, on Tuesday. Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City MOST READ GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed For the southpaw from Panabo, Davao del Norte, the award bestowed by the sportswriters is just the feather in his cap after what had been an amazing year for him.“I can’t describe what happened to me this year. I’m so lucky,” the 26-year-old said. “I didn’t expect that I’ll be an Athlete of the Year. It has been my dream because so many Filipino athletes are hoping to be awarded by the PSA. It’s an added inspiration for me to continue what I’ve already accomplished.”Ancajas, who is set to fight again this year, is raring help to aspiring boxers reach greater heights like he tried to do.“I want that one day, whatever I learned in boxing, I can share to my fellow boxers. I hope to be an inspiration and be of help to anyone I can help,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments
The striker picked up 12 goals in his debut season with the American club and despite being 33-years of age, believes he still has what it takes to play in the Premier League.“If I’m being honest, I know quality wise, I can still play in the Premier League,” Rooney told CNN Sport.“I know that. I’ve always been a confident person, and so I have high expectations of myself.“And yeah, I’ve come here expecting to do well. And I think there was a surprise from people who have their opinions, which is fair enough, but I never doubted myself at all.”Rooney netted 208 goals in his 491 Premier League appearances and picked up five EPL titles and an FA Cup during his long career at Manchester Unit.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000I can still play in the Premier League, says RooneyNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 6 – Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney believes he still possesses the skill to play in the Premier League.The Englishman left the club in 2017 for a final soiree at Everton before seeking pastures anew across the pond with DC United in the Major Soccer League.