Odell Beckham Jr Broke Out NFT Worth $2.17 Million During Rams Practice Yesterday

Published 01/11/2022, 6:09 AM EST


Odell Beckham Jr proudly displays his NFT during the warmup yesterday. A potential find cannot stop OBJ from wearing his CryptoPunk #3365 on his t-shirt. Beckham leaves no chance of promoting the Crypto community. He has been an active part of this community recently.

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The wide receiver also receives his new salary from the Los Angeles Rams in Bitcoin. Digital platforms are the future of finance, and OBJ knows that. He does not want to miss out on any chances in this field. Crypto is the future, and Odell Beckham Jr is always a step ahead. 

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Odell Beckham Jr. buys CryptoPunk #3365

Back in August of last year, Odell Beckham Jr purchased the NFT for $2.17 million. Soby was the previous owner of CryptoPunk #3365. But after OBJ purchased it, he made the NFT his avatar on all of his social media accounts. 

Larva Labs founders Matt Hall and John Watkinson created CryptoPunks in 2017. They made around 10,000 8-Bit style characters which were called “Punks”. Each and every one of these Punks has its own unique style and characteristics. They are all created by mixing and matching different hair, features, and gestures. Among the 10,000 CryptoPunks, 3,840 are female, and 6,039 are male. 

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One of those NFTs is owned by Odell Beckham Jr. The CryptoPunk #3365 has its own unique characteristics as well. 3356 along with the other 526 Punks to have a shadow beard. It is one of 447 with wild hair. Smiles are rare in these Punks, as Beckham’s punk is one of just 238 to have a smile. OBJ is very proud of his NFT that is why we could see it on his shirt during practice yesterday. 

OBJ receives his salary in Bitcoin

The Los Angeles Rams star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr receives his salary in Bitcoin. He previously announced that he will not be taking his salary in any other form. The only currency Beckham will accept is going to be Crypto. 

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OBJ has also given away $1 million worth of Bitcoin to one of his fans. The Rams have signed Beckham on a one-year contract worth $1.25 million. This amount can go up to $3 million with incentives. OBJ is one of many NFL players to receive their salaries in Bitcoin. 

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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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