Pacquiao 24th on Askmen.com 49 Most Influential Men of 2009


After winning the ESPY’s Fighter of the Year and be included in TIME Magazine’s 2009 TIME 100 World’s Most Influential People, pound for pound king Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao landed a spot on Askmen.com’s 49 Most Influential Men of 2009.

AskMen.com is the world’s largest lifestyle portal for men based in Los Angeles, California. The current IBO and The Ring world light welterweight champion ranked number 24 on the list ahead of great golfer Tiger Woods (#30), Los Angeles Lakers’ star Kobe Bryant (#33), reigning NBA MVP LeBron James (#42) and Miami Heat’s star Dwyane Wade (#43).

Pacquiao Top 24 Askmen.com“I am humbled and honored to have been selected as one of 2009’s Top 49 Most Influential Men. It’s incredible to be included among such an esteemed list.”, as stated by Pacquiao on the online magazine.

The list is composed of men around the world from different industries such as entertainment, politics, technology, and sports. These men made variety of great meaningful impacts this 2009 that made the world notice them.

While Pacquiao is number 24 among the 49, this year’s top spot is Don Draper, a fictional character on AMC’s television series ‘Mad Men’. He’s followed by multi-titled Olympic medalist Usain Bolt in second and US President Barack Obama in third.

Check out Manny Pacquiao’s page at AskMen.com here.

Here is the complete list of the AskMen.com’s 49 Most Influential Men of 2009:

1. Don Draper
2. Usain Bolt
3. Barack Obama
4. Mark Zuckerberg
5. Simon Cowell
6. Michael Jackson
7. Steve Jobs
8. Roger Federer
9. Peyton Manning
10. Dana White
11. Jay-Z
12. Tom Ford
13. Jon Stewart
14. Jack Dorsey
15. Quentin Tarantino
16. Conan O’Brien
17. Ashton Kutcher
18. Gary Vaynerchuk
19. Ryan Seacrest
20. George Clooney
21. Brad Pitt
22. Lionel Messi
23. Chesley Sullenberger
24. Manny Pacquaio
25. Mark Ronson
26. Kanye West
27. Seth MacFarlane
28. Cristiano Ronaldo
29. Harvey Levin
30. Tiger Woods
31. Shepard Smith
32. Hugh Jackman
33. Kobe Bryant
34. Sidney Crosby
35. Andy Roddick
36. Georges St. Pierre
37. Chris Martin
38. Bear Grylls
39. James Cameron
40. Jeff Bezos
41. Andre Balazs
42. LeBron James
43. Dwyane Wade
44. Robert Pattinson
45. Italo Zucchelli
46. Mario Batali
47. Santiago Calatrava
48. Jenson Button
49. Lance Armstrong

Congatulations to Manny Pacquiao for making the Filipino people proud.

photo and list credit: askmen

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