John Cena is not only an expert at (pretending to) pound an opponent’s face into the ring, it turns out that he’s also pretty gifted with languages.
The face of wrestling was on ESPN SportsNation recently, talking about the need to strengthen WWE ties in China to help serve its many Chinese fans, first voicing his opinions in shaky Mandarin!
But hey, considering that he is a wrestling superstar, busy also with learning all kinds of other languages, his putonghua ain’t bad, like somewhere between Mark Zuckerberg and David Cameron level, we’d say.
Watch the video below:
Of course, WWE fans already know Cena as a polyglot. When he was in Taiwan in 2013, he gave a quick speech in Mandarin:
And same thing in Shanghai:
Heck, dude can even speak a little Hindi:
[Video via ESPN / YouTube / Youku]