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Odell Beckham Jr Sues Nike for Millions

Written by on November 15, 2022

Nike is just having a terrible month with popular pro athletes first with Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving and now NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr.

The NFL star just announced he’s suing Nike for $20 million dollars after they company allegedly failed to fulfill it’s contract obligations with the wide receiver.

In a statement Odell Beckham Jr. Wrote.

“Being a Nike Athlete and Brand Icon was a dream I’ve had since being a young boy,” he wrote in a statement, in part. “I wanted to be the next Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, LeBron James or Kobe Bryant in the Nike Family.
“When Nike exercised its right of first refusal to match the Adidas offer and not only kept me as a Nike Athlete, but also made me one of their brand Icons – my dream had been fulfilled. Unfortunately, Nike did not honor its commitments. Throughout our partnership, I have kept my promise and fulfilled my obligations to the brand. I am extremely disappointed that I’ve had to take these measures to ensure Nike fulfills their obligations and promises.”

Odell Beckham Jr endorsement deal ended back in 2017 and was about to sign a deal with Adidas until Nike matched their offer but claimed the company kept millions from him.

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