Rams WR Odell Beckham Jr. to receive full salary in Bitcoin

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 15: Odell Beckham Jr. #3 of the Los Angeles Rams watches from the sidelines in the third quarter in the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium on November 15, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. announced on social media Monday he will be paid entirely in Bitcoin on his new contract.

The NFL star wrote the following on Twitter:

"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 [right now] too. Drop your $cashtag w #OBJBTC & follow @CashApp NOW."

Beckham Jr. signed a one-year deal with the Rams after a tumultuous tenure with the Cleveland Browns.

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The Rams are currently 7-3 and are ranked second in the NFC West. 

Last week, it was announced the iconic STAPLES Center, known as "The House that Kobe Bryant built," will be renamed the Crypto.com Arena starting Christmas Day. 

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