Jordan Matechuk, a Canadian football player was busted by the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). He was caught having more than 540 tablets of oral steroids and more than 260 ml of injectable steroids, when he was returning to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats training camp. The football player said that his depression was responsible for the decision to buy and utilize anabolic steroids.
Matechuk said that he took anabolic steroids and marijuana in order to be capable to get rid of his depression. He confirmed that earlier he had administered anti-depressant medications. Discontinuing taking anti-depressant products probably resulted in usage of steroids.
Jordan Matechuk confirmed that he suffered from depression. He started to administer anabolic steroids and marijuana in order to feel better. Matechuk acknowledged that he was responsible for this condition. He wouldn’t have stopped using anti-depressant preparations. But he discontinued taking them. This factor resulted in usage of steroids.
The football player Matechuk pleaded guilty to possession of steroids and marijuana.
However he faced up to 2-year imprisonment, he was sentenced to 90 years in prison. But Matechuk was released after he served only 60 days.
Matechuk stated that there were certain other circumstances but he decided to keep them out of public knowledge.
The Canadian Football League gave him another possibility to play professional football.
He wrote a letter and sent it to every member of the team. Matechuk noted about his shame for the arrest linked with possession and administration of steroids. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats didn’t want to receive the steroid user back to the team.
But the Winnipeg Blue Bombers decided to give him the second chance. So, Matechuk was happily accepted by this team.