Kyle Rudolph Duped Into Giving Away His Game-Worn Gloves in Charity Scam, Crypto Coins News
Kyle Rudolph made the biggest catch of his career on Sunday.
Shortly thereafter, he gave a reporter his gloves to be sold at a charity benefit.
On Wednesday, Rudolph learned that the gloves were auctioned off on eBay.
Kyle Rudolph was basking in the afterglow of the biggest catch of his nine-year NFL career.
Some short time earlier, the veteran tight end gave theMinnesota Vikingsan improbable overtime victory over the New Orleans Saints by high-pointing a jump ball in the end zone. Their stunning victory sent the underdog Vikings to the second round of the playoffs, where they’ll meet the top-seededSan Francisco 49 erson Saturday afternoon.
When a reporter asked Rudolph for his gloves in the post-game locker room, it’s safe to say he was happy to oblige. As Rudolph understood it, his touchdown-catching gloves were to be sold at an upcoming charity benefit.
But a few days later, Rudolph realized that the reporter in question did something much worse than crossing the line of media etiquette for philanthropic purposes.
On Wednesday afternoon, a Twitter user
It was some enterprising, cash-needy fan who put his gloves up for auction. As Rudolph clarified, it was the reporter insisting they would use the gloves to raise money at a charity event who broke his trust.