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Odell Beckham Jr. The latest to join the crypto game is the NFL player.

NS Los Angeles Ramso The superstar wide receiver announced on Monday that he will receive his full salary – which is $1.25 million and another $3 million available in incentives – in bitcoin.



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“It’s a new era and to start it I am excited to announce that I am taking my new salary in bitcoin for @CashApp. To all my fans, no matter where you are: Thanks! I’m giving back a total of $1M in BTC rn too. Drop your $cashtag w. #OBJBTC and follow @CashApp now,” Beckham wrote.

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Beckham, who has around $80 million in career income, also announced that he is giving away $1 million in BTC through his new partnership with Cash App.

More and more athletes are jumping on the cryptocurrency train to help them develop their own personal brands. Even Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who has a partnership with FTX, jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.

Last year, former NFL offensive lineman Russell Okung paid half of his $13 million salary in bitcoin.

Beckham, who made his debut with his new team last week, will look more involved when the Rams travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers next Sunday. Beckham played only 11 offensive snaps and had three goals in the Rams’ loss to the 49ers in San Francisco last week. Beckham had three receptions for 18 yards.