After an intense training as a scout ranger, actor and Philippine army reservist Matteo Guidicelli graduated with honors. He finished the Leadership Development course and the Scout Ranger Orientation Course.
In an interview with Bandila, Matteo admitted that the training had been tough.
“What got me talaga especially the first four days is ‘yung psychological sa’kin. Yung first four days to one week, talagang sa totoo lang araw-araw naiiyak ako gusto kong umuwi. Natutulog kami mga 12mn-1am, nagigising kami ng alas tres,” he shared.
“So much respect for the soldiers. Kaya saludo ako sa inyo lahat mga sundalo at ‘yung mga pamilya at ‘yung mga asawa nila. Imagine niyo ‘yung mga sundalo nasa field sila ng 6 months, 1 year, 5 years,” he added.
Matteo was joined by the PMA class of 2021 during the ceremony. Spotted at his graduation were his supportive family and girlfriend Sarah Geronimo. When teased during the interview about having a wife, he said, “Soon, soon.