Suara.com – Los Angeles Rams footballer Odell Beckham Jr. claimed to be receiving all National Football League salaries worth 4.25 million dollars in Bitcoin.
This he revealed through his Twitter account. He also claimed to have partnered with Cash App to take the next NFL salary in Bitcoin (BTC).
Beckham told National Insider Reporter Ian Rapoport that he will earn a base salary of $750,000 on top of a $500,000 signing bonus in addition to $3 million in other incentives, for a total of $4.25 million for the 2021 season.
Citing data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro, Beckham’s total salary will be worth around 75.66 BTC, at a price of 56,103 dollars at the time of publication.
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However, quoting from Warta Ekonomi — the Suara.com network, the price of BTC was observed to be close to $69,000 on November 10, since then it has fallen below $60,000.
Players who seem to be very interested in this NFT project are now defending the Rams flag in Los Angeles.
Beckham is not the first player to be enthusiastic about crypto. Earlier, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady admitted to compensating fans holding his 600th career football touchdown with 1 BTC along with some signed sports memorabilia.
However, Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers recently came into the national spotlight after deceiving the public about the status of his Covid-19 vaccine. He also said he would receive a portion of his salary of 22 million dollars in BTC.
Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.
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