WATCH | John Cena doesn't think he's 'qualified' to be a dad

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John Cena admitted having children might never be on the cards for him.

The WWE legend, who was on the top record with the Make-a-Wish Foundation after granting 650 wishes to critically ill young people, admitted that having children might never be on the card for him as he focuses on his career and marriage to Shay Shariatzadeh.

During an appearance on 'The Drew Barrymore Show' this week, the host referenced his charity work and suggested he would be the 'world's greatest father'.

The Peacemaker star responded, "This is just my perspective, totally not qualified, but I think just because you might be good at something, for me, is not a strong enough reason to do that."

"Thank you for the comment. I really enjoy my life. I've been riding a lightning bolt for quite some time now. I've been given opportunities to do so and see things I don't even dream of. I've had some pretty lofty dreams," he added.

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The WWE legend further admitted that raising children is hard work, and it's not something he's sure he could commit to.

"It's hard work. It's hard work to balance the time, and I need to run myself correctly. It's hard work to be the best partner and husband to my loving wife. It's hard to keep connections with those I love in my life. And it's also hard to put in an honest day's work," he said.

The Hollywood star admitted that Drew's comments were flattering but insisted that one needs passion to be good at something.

"You have to have passion for it. You have to have fuel for it. It's like saying to someone, 'Man, you know, you're pretty good with your hands, you'd be a great carpenter,' but if I want to be an actor, I'll be an actor," he admitted.

The star said he loves the joy and connection he gathered from his Make-a-Wish work. "I love that joy, and I love that connection, and that's where I'm at right now. It is a difficult water to tread because everyone's like, 'well, when?' I just know not now," he said.

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