He surprised us. He showed amazing athletic abilities.
My buddies and I were offended while watching the fight. We detected a slight cockiness and that annoyed us.
Cockiness is not something we accept in our culture. Flaunting your gifts and abilities is an offensive trait. True enough Manny does not have false humility either, but he does not have to be cocky. We do not tolerate such none sense and shame on him if he develops such a trait.
Fortunately The Age did not notice what we detected, maybe because they are accustomed to it and comparatively, his was mild. Here is the article.