Unfortunately, that wasn’t the only time he came into contact with crossfire. A total of three times and one time he was hit in his right leg as he was coming down the stairs from a recording studio. This was a serious injury, where he almost lost his leg. Luckily the doctors were able to save it, otherwise they would’ve had to amputate it. After this happened, he had to say goodbye to career in baseball, which is all he ever wanted. He aspired to be a professional baseball player and even tried out for the Seattle Mariners, which were supposed to get him signed.
“Music for me was a pastime, it was nothing really serious, I never thought it would be my career,” said the reggaetonero. He didn’t have anything planned, but he managed to build the career that he has now. They were never able to remove the bullet from his hip and he credits the shooting incident with allowing him to focus on his music career.
Daddy Yankee did not have an easy upcoming and these were life lessons that have helped him become a stronger person.