Aaron Rodgers to Accept a Portion of His $22 Million NFL Salary in Bitcoin

Published 11/02/2021, 3:41 AM EDT


Aaron Rodgers is the newest bitcoin promoter in the NFL town. His recent announcement on Twitter of teaming up with the crypto facilitating app Cash App has spread like wildfire.

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In a recent clip tweeted by the star Green Bay Packers quarterback on Monday, revealed that he will be accepting a portion of his $22 million NFL salary in the form of Bitcoin, and Cash App will be the platform facilitating the transfer.

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Aaron Rodgers a Bitcoin lover

“Bitcoin to the Moon,” Rodgers said, wearing a charming John Wick attire for Halloween and sporting fake wounds on his face. “That’s why I’m pumped to share that I have officially teamed with Cash App. They have been able to take a part of my NFL salary in Bitcoin for the very first time.”

Rodgers further said, “Bitcoin is a new concept and can be intimidating.” And so in order to promote its trade and accessibility among common people, he will be giving away $1 million worth of Bitcoin to all those who share their Cash Tag in the comments of the tweet.

“So I’m making it more accessible to my fans. I’m giving away $1 million worth of Bitcoin right now. All you need to do is drop your cash tag below and then we can go to the moon together.”

Bitcoin and the NFL

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Bitcoin is growing its popularity among big celebrities due to the insane level of profitability that it can generate. Recently the NFL power couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen teamed up with a crypto firm FTX and Travis Kelce did a BTC giveaway just like Rodgers, shedding light on how much Bitcoin has grown as a cryptocurrency.

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Bitcoin has the potential to change the world economy and its growing popularity indicates that it will, anytime soon. Just as Aaron Rodgers has changed the trajectory of the Green Bay Packers this season. From losing to the Saints 38-3 in the season starter, to winning seven games in a row and defeating the unbeaten Cardinals in their Week 8 clash.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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