Historic day on the NFL past sports activities, economically, for the reason that Carolina Panthers They wished to debut this 2021 with an excellent leap in innovation. The Charlotte franchise has opted for pay in bitcoins half the wage of his participant, Russell Okung, turning into the primary participant to obtain his wage in cryptocurrencies.

It is going to be, for now, half the cost, which is across the $ 6.5 million, of the wage of 13 million that the North American participant receives, and that will probably be transformed into cash by way of a industrial companion of the Panthers.

Since Might 2019 Okung already requested on Twitter to be paid in bitcoin, of which he has been proven on a number of events as an excellent defender. After signing his final contract just lately, Okung took again the publish to level now, which has already been paid for in bitcoins.

In current days he additionally lavished on social networks to elucidate why his choice for cryptocurrencies. “You may make “x” a yr and watch it slowly erode with inflation or you’ll be able to defend your hard-earned cash with #bitcoin“, he wrote in his networks.

A special destiny had his colleague Matt Barkley, who requested in 2017 the San Francisco 49ers and in 2018 the Cincinnati Bengals, to obtain his cost in digital foreign money, though at the moment they didn’t settle for the request.