Pacquiao is ‘Mobile Legends’ new ambassador, gets own hero named ‘Paquito’

  • Sports icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao is now the newest ambassador of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB)
  • Mobile Legends even named a new hero inspired by Pacquiao named “Paquito”
  • The talent fee he received for the endorsement will also be donated to Pacquiao’s relief efforts for those affected by Typhoon Ulysses, same as what he did with his Globe Telecom deal

Boxing champ and Senator Manny Pacquiao has been named the newest Philippine ambassador of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB).

Image by Mobile Legends via Facebook

Moonton, the developer of the most popular mobile game in the country, Mobile Legends, made the huge announcement after they reached one billion downloads worldwide.

The game will be introducing a new “hero” inspired by Pacquiao named “Paquito.” To pay tribute to the sports icon, “Mobile Legends” released a teaser showing a pair of boxing gloves.

Pacquiao shared his excitement over the good news and told his followers that a lot of surprises await fans of Mobile Legends.

“On behalf of the MLBB team, we can assure you that you can expect more surprises from us in the coming months,” he said.

“To everyone who wants to venture into professional gaming or just wanted to be the best version of themselves, just be focused, keep pushing, and keep reaching for your dream because everyone can be a legend,” Pacquiao even gave advice to gamers.

Image by Mobile Legends via Facebook

Pacquiao donates talent fee to relief efforts for typhoon victims

To make the endorsement more meaningful, Arnold Vegafria, Pacquiao’s business manager, said the talent fee will also be used to fund the senator’s relief operations for victims of typhoon Ulysses. Pacquiao had also recently donated his talent fee as brand ambassador for Globe Telecom to typhoon relief efforts. He said he wanted to make use of his “God-given opportunity” to help those in need.