All good things must come to an end eventually, even for some of the greatest wrestlers the WWE has ever seen.
For a man like John Cena, who is arguably one of the best superstars the industry has ever seen, he also recognises that, contrary to his catchphrase, his time might be up. However, sticking with another one of his catchphrases, he isn't giving up on the business just yet.
According to NoDQ, Cena was recently interviewed by The Wall Street Journal where he talked about his WWE future. He said he would love to be a part of the company after his in-ring career is over in some way or another.
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He said: “I’ve always sworn to myself that if I can’t keep up with the current level athletically, it’s my time to take another role, whether that’s commentating on the matches or stepping behind the curtain and molding younger talent.
“I always want to do whatever I can to help the industry. I see firsthand how happy we make kids and families. When you get a kid to sit down and have a conversation with their Superman, it’s the coolest thing. It makes their day. That’s a pretty cool, unique thing.”
Cena would be the perfect mentor for any upcoming superstar in the WWE, and it is even clear in the ring right now that he is already starting to progress down that road.
His step back from the main event picture to push for the United States Championship after the Royal Rumble earlier this year was the first indication, shortly followed by his US title open challenge segment every week on Raw.
These title challenges provided a platform for newcomers to the main roster like Kevin Owens, or huge potential stars like Cesaro, to shine and show off for the members of the WWE Universe who may have never seen them during their time in the Indies and NXT. It provides a real service to the WWE as it allows future superstars to thrive and win over the fans earlier than what they might have been able to.
Whatever role Cena is given after his in-ring career is over, he will definitely excel as much has he has done since he entered the WWE.