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Pacquiao outside the ring

Updated 1602 GMT (0002 HKT) May 9, 2013
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Manny Pacquiao is known the world over for his boxing abilities, but in the Philippines he's also a national hero beyond the ring. Click through to see moments of Pacquiao's life. Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images
Pacquiao, center, and his wife Jinkee, right, display their certificates of candidacy at the election office in Alabel, Sarangani province, in the southern island of Mindanao, on October 2, 2012. Pacquiao registered to run for reelection as a congressman for the southern province of Sarangani, with Jinkee filing to stand for vice-governor. BERNALDEZ/AFP/GettyImages
Pacquiao attends a plenary session discussing a proposed reproductive health bill at the House of Representatives at Congress in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, August 6, 2012. ROLEX DELA PENA/EPA/LANDOV
Pacquiao gestures during a prayer rally at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila on July 28, 2012. The prayer rally was a way for Pacquiao to thank his fans and supporters for the blessings he received. NOEL CELIS/AFP/GettyImages
Pacquiao gives a sack of rice and relief goods to a woman after floods struck in Glan, Sarangani province, southern Philippines, June 17, 2012. RITCHIE TONGO/epa/LANDOV
Pacquiao speaks to flood-affected residents at an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro City, a southern island off Mindanao on December 23, 2011. TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao is conferred the rank of lieutenant colonel by Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista, left, and Brig. Gen. Alex Albano, right, in Manila, on December 5, 2011. Cesar Lopez/Philippine Army/reuters /LANDOV
Pacquiao sits with fellow lawmakers during the 15th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on July 25, 2011. JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao shakes hands with a Special Forces Operation Course student during the 49th Special Forces Regiment anniversary at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija, north of Manila, on June 27, 2011. During the event, Pacquiao received the Honorary Special Forces Warrior Badge, and wore the exclusive Special Forces uniform popularly known as the "Tiger suit." AL HANDUMPON/epa/LANDOV
Pacquiao looks toward Congressman Edcel Lagman, right, at the House of Representatives on May 18, 2011. stringer/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao speaks at a news conference during the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines in May 2011. ROMEO RANOCO/reuters/LANDOV
Pacquiao and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid exchange flags in Washington on February 15, 2011. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Pacquiao waves as he joins hundreds of other runners in Manila on October 10, 2010, to raise funds and environmental awareness to help revive the Pasig River, a heavily polluted major waterway that cuts through the city of 12 million. JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao joins Harry Reid, a Nevada senator, on the campaign trail at the Orr Middle School in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 29, 2010, ahead of the midterm U.S. elections. LOUIE TRAUB/EPA/Landov
Pacquiao tries out whitewater rafting to promote tourism in his district in New La Union in Maitum, Sarangani province, on August 14, 2010. Aquiles Zonio/Reuters/Landov
Pacquiao attends a session of the Lower House as congressman representing his home district of Sarangani during the State of The Nation address of President Benigno "NoyNoy" Aquino on July 26, 2010. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images
Pacquiao listens during the turnover ceremony for the new commanding general of the Philippine army at Fort Bonifacio on July 23, 2010. DENNIS M. SABANGAN/EPA/Landov
Pacquiao takes his oath of office as congressman at the provincial capitol in Alabel, Sarangani province, on June 28, 2010. AUL BENALDEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao holds his daughter Queen Elizabeth as he talks to members of the media during his victory party for winning a seat in parliament -- held jointly with her birthday celebration -- at a convention center on the southern island of Mindanao on May 15, 2010. TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao celebrates with local officials during his proclamation as congressman of Sarangani province in May 2010. stringer/EPA/Landov
Pacquiao plays billiards at his recreational center in General Santos, Mindanao, in May 2010. PAUL BERNADEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao places his ballot into a vote-counting machine in Kiamba, Sarangani province, on May 10, 2010. MARK NAVALES/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao greets supporters during a campaign rally in Kiamba in April 2010. PAUL BERNALDEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao, center, greets supporters with presidential candidate Manny Villar, right, and vice-presidential candidate Loren Legarda, left, as he starts his campaign for Congress in March 2010. JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images
Pacquiao poses with his certificate of candidacy next to his wife, Jinkee, after filing in the town of Alabel, Saragani province, on December 1, 2009. TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images