John Cena passes Kobe Bryant as most-liked American athlete on Facebook
John Cena's time is now. The 36-year-old WWE superstar surpassed the Lakers' Kobe Bryant as the most-liked active American athlete on Facebook, WWE public relations announced on its Twitter feed on Friday.
The 14-time world champion Cena has 5.88 million Twitter followers, while Bryant, a five-time NBA champion who was voted into this year's All-Star game by the fans despite playing only six games, has 4.3 million.
.@WWE Superstar @JohnCena passed @kobebryant to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.6 million followers. — WWE Public Relations (@WWEPR) February 7, 2014