Los Angeles Rams’ Newest Acquisition Odell Beckham Jr Joins Crypto Craze in Insane Fashion

Published 11/23/2021, 4:10 AM EST


Cryptocurrency has become all the rage these days. Everyone wants to get in on the action. Buying and selling crypto coins has become the new and easy way to be rich. It could work out for you if you have the appropriate knowledge required to work in the current market. Now, Odell Beckham Jr has gotten into the game.

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Odell Beckham Jr will receive his salary in Bitcoin

Beckham joined the Los Angeles Rams from the Cleveland Browns for one year on a contract worth $4.25 million. He will receive a new salary from the club.

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Odell Beckham Jr is an enthusiast of cryptocurrency. On Monday he tweeted he has joined forces with Cash App and will take 100% of his new NFL contract in Bitcoin. In the video he tweeted to make the announcement, Beckham said, “It’s the start of a new era, and I’m looking forward to the future,” he adds, “That’s why I’m taking my new salary in Bitcoin, thanks to Cash App.”

OBJ will give $1 million worth of Bitcoin to his fans on Twitter as a thank you. 

 

Cash App allows its users to invest in the stock market, send and receive money. It allows them to buy and sell Bitcoin. This is where OBJ will get his new paychecks. 

Crypto is taking over the NFL

Earlier this month, Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, announced his partnership with the Cash App. But the difference between his deal and Odell Beckham Jr’s deal is that Rodgers will only receive a part of his salary in Bitcoin. Except for the sum, he will take his salary from the Packers in cash.  

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“I’m excited about the future of cryptocurrency, and am a big believer in Bitcoin. So much so that I’ve chosen to take a large portion of my salary in Bitcoin, thanks to the help of Cash App,” said Rodgers, who believes that Bitcoin is the future. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star and NFL legend Tom Brady has also recently announced that he has always purchased a stake in the cryptocurrency trading platform, FTX. 

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Several other NFL players are also taking a portion of their salaries in Bitcoin. Players such as New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley. Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Laurance and many others. 

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Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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Sports journalist by day, gamer by night and a gym addict by morning. Gurjyot has been a lifelong fan of Wrestling, Contact sports, Rock music and Video games. With a degree in English Literature and Economics from Patkar College, Mumbai, he is set out to conquer every task he sets his mind to.

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