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Dwayne Johnson The Rock - Motivational Speech - "I had 7 bucks in my pocket"

July 30, 2022 Richard Coward
2030 School
Dwayne Johnson The Rock - Motivational Speech - "I had 7 bucks in my pocket"
Show Notes

Dwayne Johnson’ The Rock’, born in Hayward, California, is best remembered for his wrestling career and his title ‘The Rock’. During his time, The Rock is known as one of the greatest and most popular WWE wrestlers. Things were never easy for Dwayne, and he established his name’s worth by winning seven consecutive WWE championships.

Off the Screen

Johnson had shared some of his early-life struggles, including his family’s eviction from their Hawaii home when he was just 14. He told the UK publication The Express that his mom tried to commit suicide by walking into traffic the following year, an event that left him battling depression.

Football Career

In 1991, Dwayne was also chosen for the Miami Hurricanes National Championship team. Sadly, he met with a severe accident and was severely injured during the match. He then chose to stay away from any more events because of his injury and was finally replaced by Warren Sapp.

Dwayne then entered the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League in 1995. This year, he continued wrestling as a career option like his other family members. His expert wrestling training commenced hereafter.

Wrestling Career

With the sequence name of his grandfather’s and father’s ring names, Johnson made his WWE debut as Rocky Maivia. He was also given the nickname “The Blue Chipper “. Dwayne won several matches and championships against his fellow wrestlers, some of whom were as leading as The Brooklyn Brawler, Triple H, etc.

However, his work as a wrestler was not the smoothest one in his life. He faced many difficulties and got into feuds with some of the most famous names of the wrestling world, such as The Undertaker, Hulk Hogan, Rikishi, John Cena, and Vince. Some of his companions even said that he had a critical problem with people and often hurt the viewers during his matches.

Dwayne suffered a critical knee injury and another intestinal injury when tendons were torn from his pelvis. He even lost some of the events after being injured. Dwayne never gave up on these difficulties. He proved utterly that hard work and fate always pay off. The Rock then won seven following WWF Championships and created a record.

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