John Cena Reacts to Vince McMahon’s Grandson Starting a New Career

Published 04/08/2022, 5:24 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: John Cena enters the ring at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

John Cena has spent almost 15 years in WWE as a full-time wrestler before transitioning himself into a full-time Hollywood actor. Even though he is not wrestling anymore in WWE all the time, his popularity has not decreased. Instead, he is growing more and more every day.


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Over his time in WWE, he made great relationships with all the roster members and the high levels officials of the company. He is one of the closest people to Vince McMahon and the McMahon family. 


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Recently, John Cena congratulated Shane McMahon’s son Declan McMahon on Twitter for taking the next step in professional football. John Cena, in his tweet, said, 

“Soooo many choices for end zone celebrations! VKM strut, Shane O’ shuffle… end zone dance aside, congrats on earning an incredible opportunity!!”

The 16-time world champion addressed how the eldest son of Shane McMahon had an option to follow his grandfather Vince McMahon‘s on-screen arrogant character and his father’s WWE career, but the 18-year-old will make his own name in football. 


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John Cena is proud to watch Declan getting this opportunity and wants him to make the best of it. Notably, Shane McMahon too posted on Twitter about being a proud father and watching his eldest son firm to make a career in a new field. 

Shane said, “So proud to be Declan’s father. Hard work pays off. Go Hoosiers!”

Moreover, Shane McMahon is thrilled for Declan as he is taking a step into a newer sport and making a name for McMahon outside WWE.

Which team Declan McMahon will play for?

Recently, the eldest son of Shane McMahon Declan shared an announcement on Twitter. He announced his commitment to Football Indiana University’s team Indiana Hoosiers football. 

He tweeted, “I am extremely grateful and excited to announce my commitment to play Football at Indiana University. Go Hoosiers! #LEO.”

The newer generation of McMahon has fully committed himself to football. This is the first major step for Declan McMahon towards becoming a professional football player in America. 

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It was at WrestleMania 32 in 2016 when Declan entered the ring alongside with Shane McMahon with his two younger brothers. In six years, the 18-year-old has decided and staring paving a path for himself in football.


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Will John Cena return to WWE?

John Cena is one of the greatest good guys in WWE. He has headlined multiple PPV’s including WrestleMania. Cena is also tied Ric Flair for winning the most world championships (16-times).


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John Cena has transitioned himself into a full-time actor. He has made occasional returns to the company for matches. As of now, he is busy with new and exciting Hollywood projects and doesn’t plan a return.

Cena misses WWE and is sure he will be back to wrestle in WWE and also win his 17th World Title in the company.



Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.