Philippine boxingManny Pacquiao, 42, has said he will president in the 2022 elections. Mr Pacquiao has as a senator of the Philippines since 2016. He said he wants to run for president because the Filipino people need a new government. He believes his in boxing has helped him in politics and would give him the he needs to be a good president. He said in a : “I’m a fighter, and I will always be a fighter inside and outside .” He added: “We need government to serve our people.” Other sporting have become leaders of their country, like Pakistan’s cricketing hero Imran Khan and Liberia’s soccer icon George Weah.