Odell Beckham Jr., who plays in the Los Angeles Football Team, declared that he will now be receiving his salary of $4.2 million all in the form of Bitcoin.
On Monday, he announced through a post on Twitter that he would be partnering with the Cash App in order to receive his first salary in the form of Bitcoins. According to Ian Rapoport, a reporter from National Insider, the player would be receiving a staggering amount of $4.25 million for the 2021 season which includes his base pay, a signing bonus and other incentives for joining the team.
According to statistics, his total salary would range somewhere near 75.66 BTC, corresponding to the price of Bitcoin at the time the news broke out. Even though the cryptocurrency had reached its highest peak during November 10th, the price has fallen since then. Beckham currently plays with the Rams in Los Angeles. He has joined the host of athletes from various other sports backgrounds to ride the cryptocurrency wave around the world.
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