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Rams’ Odell Beckham says he will receive his salary in bitcoin

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Nov 22 (Reuters) – Los Angeles Rams newly-acquired broad receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will receive his whole salary from the Rams in bitcoin, he mentioned on Monday, making him the newest NFL star to ask to be paid in the cryptocurrency.

“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,” he wrote on Twitter.

The Rams weren’t instantly out there to remark.

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The three-time Pro Bowl choice joined the 7-3 Rams from the 6-5 Cleveland Browns earlier this month, signing a one-year deal reportedly price $4.25 million. learn extra

Green Bay Packer’s quarterback Aaron Rodgers and New York Giant’s operating again Saquon Barkley are among the many NFL gamers who receive at the very least a part of their salaries in the cryptocurrency, in line with Bitcoin Magazine.

The transfer comes on the heels of final week’s announcement that the Staples Center sports and leisure area in downtown Los Angeles will be renamed the Crypto.com Arena beneath a naming rights settlement. learn extra

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Reporting by Rory Carroll in San Francisco; Editing by Ken Ferris

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