Odell Beckham Jr., the successor to the Los Angeles Rams football team, said he would receive the full $ 4.25 million salary from the NFL in bitcoin.

On Monday, on his Twitter account, Beckham said he would partner with the Cash app to get his next paycheck from the NFL in Bitcoin (BTC). National Insider reporter Ian Rapoport said earlier this month that Beckham will receive a base salary of $ 750,000 plus a signing bonus of $ 500,000 plus $ 3 million in other benefits for a total of $ 4.25 million per season. 2021 years.

According to Cointelegraph Markets Pro, Beckham’s total salary will be approximately 75.66 BTC at a price of $ 56,103 at the time of publication. Although the crypto asset reached a record high of around $ 69,000 on November 10, it has since fallen below $ 60,000.

Beckham, who now has a CryptoPunk-style photo on his Twitter profile, now plays for the Rams in Los Angeles. The city’s Staples Center – not home to the Rams, but to other sports teams including the Los Angeles Clippers – was recently targeted by fans and social media after Crypto.com signed a $ 700 million deal to rename the arena.

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Beckham joins other professional sports gamblers using cryptocurrency as this space seems to be becoming more popular. In October, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady said he would compensate the banner that saved his 600th football game with 1 bitcoin along with some autographed sports memorabilia. Green Bay Packers spokesman Aaron Rogers, who recently came into the country’s spotlight after defrauding the public about the status of the COVID-19 vaccine, said he would receive a portion of his $ 22 million salary in bitcoin.

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