Tom Brady Reacts to Odell Beckham Jr’s Unique Salary Demands from LA Rams

Published 11/23/2021, 2:27 PM EST
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Aflo/Shutterstock (8875261e) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and son Jack ‘Next Athlete clinic’ Under Amour tour, Tokyo, Japan – 21 Jun 2017


Crypto currency is the new wave in town and everyone wants a piece of it. From your average Joe to NFL superstars like Tom Brady, everyone in some way or the other today is part of the decentralised economic system. The trend of getting salary in Bitcoin is the new wave in the entertainment industry and it looks like we have a new entrant to the club.

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Tom Brady fully supports Odell Beckham Jr’s decision to receive Rams salary in Bitcoin

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Last night, Odell Beckham Jr took to social media to announce his decision to receive a part of his LA Rams salary in Bitcoin via the Cash App. He becomes the second athlete after Aaron Rodgers to publicly announce this kind of partnership.

“It’s a NEW ERA & to kick that off I’m hyped to announce that I’m taking my new salary in bitcoin thanks to @CashApp,” Beckham wrote. “To all my fans out there, no matter where u r: Thank you! I’m giving back a total of $1M in BTC [right now] too. Drop your $cashtag w #OBJBTC & follow @CashApp NOW.”

As soon as the Rams player announced his decision, social media was abuzz with chatter all around. Popular social media portal Bleacher Report was amongst the first to spread this topic. The news spread like wildfire and it eventually caught the attention of the GOAT. Brady, a long-time supporter of cryptocurrency shared his happiness and support by commenting, “I’m in on that!”.

ICYMI: Tampa Bay Buccaneers destroy the New York Giants

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Tom Brady had a night to remember against the New York Giants. On Monday, the quarterback completed 30 of 46 passes for 307 yards, scored two touchdowns, and even had an interception. His ball distribution was also on point with four Buccaneers pass-catchers catching six passes on the day.

Wide Receiver Mike Evans also had a brilliant performance. The WR had 73 yards receiving and a touchdown while Rob Gronkowski returned to action after missing time because of a rib ailment and had 71 yards receiving. Jones, on the other hand, threw for 167 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions while completing 23 of his 38 passes. All in all, it was a complete performance by the Tampa Bay side.

Nov 22, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) breaks a tackle from New York Giants linebacker Tae Crowder (48) in the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next face the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday.

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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