Letran patron Manny Pacquiao shows up to motivate Knights in NCAA Finals vs San Beda
Manny Pacquiao joins the Letran Knights in the huddle during Game One. Jerome Ascano

MANNY Pacquiao showed up at the Mall of Asia Arena to support the Letran Knights for Game One of the NCAA Season 91 finals against San Beda.

Wearing a Letran jacket, the global boxing hero watched the Knights in action for the first time since taking over as the team’s benefactor before the season started.

When asked what Pacquiao said to the team, a member of the Letran coaching staff said “Laban.”

Pacquiao sat on the Letran bench to motivate the Knights, who are looking to break a 10-year title drought against a San Beda that has won the league's last five championships.

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