Glad the guy rehabbed after turning into a nasty piece of work in the early 00s as I can continue to look back in him fondly. A mega star in the 90s that was just effortlessly cool for this aspirational 10 year olds eyes.
The fact he digivolved into a hilarious cuddly dad type figure around about 5 years ago is the icing on the cake. Also he has a good habit of calling our absolute assholes on twitter for their BS, even if they’re fans of his.
His feud with vince was essential tv and his crazy turn, whilst bad for business and confusing, resulted into some fantastic and hilarious tv.
The Rock vs Austin mania 17 is the biggest mania match ever imho
Good in ring, excellent on the mic, insane levels if charisma, funny, badass just the perfect wrestler imho. Shame his neck injury lead to the attitude era stand fo walk n brawl main events but even he pulled off that style with a finesse no one else could