According to reports, a Los Angeles Rams player’s total salary for the 2021 season will be around 75.66 BTC, with an average price of $56,103.
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has announced that he will receive his entire $4.25 million National Football League salary in bitcoin.
In a post Monday on his Twitter account, Beckham said he would be working with the Cash App to get his next NFL paycheck in bitcoin (BTC). National Insider reporter Ian Rapoport said earlier this month that Beckham would receive a base salary of $750,000 in addition to a $500,000 signing bonus and $3 million in other incentives, for a total of $4, equivalent to $25 million. dollars in the 2021 season.
According to Cointelegraph Markets Pro, Beckham’s total salary at press time was $56,103, which would be around 75.66 BTC. Although the crypto-asset reached an all-time high of around $69,000 on November 10, it has since dropped below $60,000.
Beckham, who currently has a CryptoPunk style image as his Twitter profile picture, is currently playing with the Rams in Los Angeles. The city’s Staples Center — home not to the Rams but to other sports teams, including the Los Angeles Clippers — was recently targeted by fans and social media after platform Crypto.com announced a $700 million deal. renaming the arena.
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Beckham is joining other professional sports players using cryptocurrency as the space seems to become more popular. In October, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady said he was compensating a fan who caught his 600th career touchdown with 1 BTC along with some autographed sports memorabilia. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers, who recently found himself in the national spotlight after misleading the public about his COVID-19 vaccine status, also said he would receive a portion of his $22 million salary in BTC.