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Odell Beckham Jr Will Receive His Entire Los Angeles Rams Contract In Bitcoin


Odell Beckham Jr Will Receive His Entire Los Angeles Rams Contract In Bitcoin

Odell Beckham Jr will receive 100% of his one-year Los Angeles Rams contract in cryptocurrency - Bitcoin, to be exact.

After a few underwhelming seasons in Cleveland, the talented wide receiver was released and has now become a Ram in what is surely one of the best rosters in the NFL.

OBJ joins a stacked offence consisting of Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods.

Meanwhile, the Rams' defence isn't too shabby either, boasting the likes of Von Miller, Jalen Ramsey and - of course - Aaron Donald.


And under the watchful eye of Sean McVay, they stand in pretty good stead of getting their hands on a Super Bowl at some point in the near future.

Beckham Jr's fallout from the Browns and subsequent move to LA has been pretty well documented, but rather than simply putting Beckham Jr on a multi-million-dollar deal (where he's probably paid fortnightly or monthly), the Los Angeles Rams have decided to pay his 2021-22 contract using bitcoin instead.

"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."

With cryptocurrency continuing to rise, more and more athletes and high-profile figures are turning to it as a form of payment.

Most notably, fellow NFL player Aaron Rodgers also recently teamed up with Cash App, although it's understood only a portion of his Green Bay Packers salary was going to be paid in Bitcoin - not all of it.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Australia

Max Sherry
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