Times certainly have changed in the world. Cryptocurrency seems to be all the rage these days. Former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr and current Los Angeles Ram it getting in on the action. According to his Twitter account, OBJ will be getting paid in Bitcoin.
Odell Beckham Jr. joins the list of athletes who are joining the cryptocurrency world.
The Los Angeles Rams wide receiver announced on social media this week that he will receive his new salary in Bitcoin in partnership with Square Inc.’s (SQ) Cash App. Beckham will also give away $1 million in Bitcoin to fans.
“It’s a NEW ERA & to kick that off I’m hyped to announce that I’m taking my new salary in bitcoin,” Beckam wrote on Twitter. – per Analis Bailey, USA TODAY Sports
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. To ALL MY FANS out there, no matter where u r: THANK YOU! I’m giving back a total of $1M in BTC rn too. Drop your $cashtag w. #OBJBTC & follow @CashApp NOW pic.twitter.com/ds1IgZ1zup
— Odell Beckham Jr (@obj) November 22, 2021
OBJ recently signed with the Rams after being recruited by another new addition, Von Miller. He was waived by the Cleveland Browns after a flurry of frustration with the offense and quarterback Baker Mayfield. The Rams are currently second in the NFC West at 7-3. Beckham Jr caught two passes for 18 yards in the 31-10 loss to San Francisco. This week the Rams play against the Green Bay Packers, who were also looking to add the former Tiger.
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