Sean Culkin, a tight end for the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, has actually signed up with the wave of professional athletes requiring to be paid in bitcoin
” I completely think Bitcoin is the future of financing and I wished to show that I have genuine skin in the video game– not simply attempting to make a fast dollar. I will be transforming my whole NFL wage to #Bitcoin,” the professional athlete tweeted earlier today
Culkin’s base pay for 2021 is a reported $920,000, according to KMBC
In transforming his wage to bitcoin, Culkin is signing up with NFL associate Russel Okung, a Carolina Panthers offensive tackle who in December 2020 partnered with Lightning Network platform Strike to get a large part of his $13 million annual wage in bitcoin
Okung was the very first gamer in the league to openly transform part of his wage to bitcoin and has actually taken pleasure in excellent earnings ever since. The cost of bitcoin on December 29, 2020 was around $27,31800, and it is now sitting at $53,770 at the time of composing.
Although cost gratitude may have been affecting Bitcoin’s increasing adoption in sports, the Chiefs’ tight end does not appear to be seeking to make fast revenues per his tweet.