Life on the outside has looked great for Mariano Rivera lately. Mariano just became the first player in history to be selected with 100% of the votes to the Hall of Fame earlier this year and has been retired and enjoying life for the last 5 years. But according to reports life is far from perfect:
The 13 time All-Star has been accused of failing to pay child support to one of his sons an daughters that he had outside of marriage and is being asked to appear before a Panamanian judicial authority.
— SNY (@SNYtv) February 20, 2019
River has denied all allegation and issued a statement through his attorney after the attorney for his children said the former Yankee closer had “abandoned” them and has left the in a “economically critical situation”.
Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to provide support for two children he had outside his marriage. https://t.co/7OLM6XELbj pic.twitter.com/lRG39nXZWF
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) February 20, 2019
According to the kid’s attorney. Rivera is facing five suits all that were fired months ago.