John Cena is looking forward to retirement, and fans may be surprised to learn that it may not be too far away.
The professional wrestler and actor confirmed Entertainment tonight He announced on Tuesday that he plans to retire from WWE wrestling within the next few years. He made his WWE debut 22 years ago in 2002.
“It’s not a possibility,” said Cena, who turns 47 this year. “That time will come and it will come soon.”
the Large The actor explained that he “never wanted to go out there.” [in the ring] Just to get out there,” especially since the fans are so passionate, which he appreciates.
“I’ll be 47 this year. I feel great. So I feel good inside, but I know what it takes to be a WWE wrestler day in and night out and I never want to go out there and do it for the sake of doing it,” he said. “I want to have the passion – the same passion that the fanbase has – and I want to give them exactly what they give me.”
Senna said he feels like his “speedometer” is telling him he has to do it before he turns 50. He’s also starting to realize this when he returns to WWE for short stints between other projects, such as filming Large“It takes its toll more and more” on his body.
But fans can still expect to see Cena in the ring from time to time after retirement, as he still plans to make appearances here and there.
“I’ve had at least one match every year in WWE for the past 23 years,” Cena added. “I’ve never missed a year, and as long as I can perform, I don’t intend to miss a year.”