John Cena tweeted the following celebrating his 14th anniversary on the WWE main roster today:

John Cena made his first official WWE television appearance on the June 27, 2002 edition of Smackdown from Chicago’s Allstate Arena challenging the Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle for his gold-medal challenge.


John Cena would go on to bring his hip-hop swagger to Smackdown becoming a multitime US and WWE champion before heading to Raw in 2005 and becoming the juggernaut that we know today. 14 years is quite a milestone for John .  Whether you love him or you hate him you have to respect him. He is become a pop-culture icon appearing on cereal boxes, albums, movies as well as TV shows. He has become the ultimate ambassador for the world of professional wrestling.

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