John Cena has been at the top of the professional wrestling world for more than 10 years. He’s a 15-time world champion, main-evented 5 WrestleMania, won 2 Royal Rumble’s and he’s a role model outside the ring. Cena has done more Make A Wish visits than anyone else in history and is transitioning into television and movies. Cena is irreplaceable in more ways than WWE can even think of. When casual fans think of the WWE, they think John Cena.
When Cena finally retires, WWE have to be very careful with who gets the honour. This person has to be talented enough and have enough of a connection with the crowd to be bestowed with the spot of being Cena’s ‘heir’. WWE have to be careful that this person will be able to carry the immense pressure on their shoulders.
A number of names come to mind from WWE’s current roster so let’s take a look at the possibilities.