NFL offensive lineman Russell Okung’s investment in Bitcoin paying dividends

Okung partners with Bitcoin/ClutchPoints

Russell Okung loving Bitcoin. 

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CHARLOTTE — Russell Okung is one of the NFL’s highest paid players… thanks to cryptocurrency. If you recall, back in December, the 300-pound left tackle demanded that half of his $13 million salary be remunerated in Bitcoin — making him the first player in league history to do so. And, as Bitcoin continues its weekly upsurge in monetary value so does Okung’s wallet. “For instance, when BTC hit $44k, the half of his contract that is paid in BTC climbed to $10.59 million,” said a Bitcoin spokesperson in a statement. “At $56k+ his half turned into more than his entire quoted salary. As far as 2020 NFL salary stats are concerned, Okung has entered the top five…”

With that type of pecuniary growth, it won’t be long before other players start catching on. Okung is more than happy to be the poster child. “Money is more than currency; it’s power,” the 32-year-old lineman said in a statement. “The way money is handled from creation to dissemination is part of that power. Getting paid in Bitcoin is the first step of opting out of the corrupt, manipulated economy we all inhabit.”

“When we are all paid in Bitcoin, no one can tell us what to do with the value we create,” Okung added.

“In a post-fiat world, you won’t have to worry about your labor and time being stolen.”

Do you agree with Okung?

Is it time to invest in Bitcoin?

Has the U.S. dollar lost value?

Share your thoughts.

22 comments

  1. Investing in cryptocurrency is never a bad idea 💡 once you begin to know this you become financially free

  2. Human Earth American Man

    seems like he would get a better price on bit coin buying when its down instead of buying everytime he gets paid

  3. U know these Athletes may be the future Billioinaires with Bitcoin rising..

  4. This is pretty big deal. He’s really the first major athlete to do this. I started learning about Bitcoin a year ago. It’s interesting stuff.

  5. Wasnt NBA player Spencer Dinwiddie denied this by Adam Silver?

  6. Where's Waldo??? ?

    Guy is a kind of a lazy arse making the NFL pay in bitcoin. And change their ways and system. It’s not that hard to get the PayPal app and buy bit coin yourself after transferring funds from your bank to paypal. Or there are several brokerage apps like robinhood, webull, etrade, and sofi you can do this as well. Bum.

  7. not my real name

    Such a fucking amazin spokesperson for the industry

  8. Bitcoin fixes freedom, get with it or get fucked

  9. Westbmore_hawk3

    Hopefully not soon but the paper trail will eventually dry up he investing for after football smart man

  10. honestly that’s really smart

  11. Conspiracy Realist Not'A Theorist

    7.5 Billion people on the planet. Only 2.5 Billion with Bank accounts

  12. Not for me but best of luck with the move.

  13. This guy is going to make so much money by the end of the year

  14. Russell O’kung Fu! 😄 🤣 😂

  15. Who gives a damn?

  16. Investing in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is the best form of investment anyone can implement right now. Sometimes when we have that specific money that we want to invest in a particular thing, we always lose focus and then invest or spend the money wrongly. One of the reasons you need to invest in cryptocurrencies and their technologies is; Cryptocurrency is changing the economy shape of any nation, that way being an early adapter gives you an edge over others that will buy into it late. While looking at the growth rate of the cryptocurrency and the opportunity it presents, why not look into it and rethink about the particular investment you wish to make.

  17. He likes Bitcoin. I like him.

  18. He’ll be crying in his Wheaties by the end of the year.

  19. Don’t let $50k a year stop you from getting $50k in a month

  20. Keep Pounding 🏈🏈🏈

  21. Daniel Figueiredo

    China control Bitcoin.

  22. Big Russ is the man! Make that paper!

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