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NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr to Take ‘New Salary’ in Bitcoin

Odell Beckham Jr. 

Odell Beckham Jr. 

Photographer: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Football star Odell Beckham Jr will accept his “new salary” on the Los Angeles Rams in Bitcoin, the latest high-profile athlete to signal enthusiasm for cryptocurrency.

The wide receiver said in a tweet Monday that he will accept his salary in Bitcoin as part of an arrangement with Square Inc.-backed mobile payments service Cash App.