LA Rams wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. has endured a challenging journey in the NFL. However, he has persevered against all odds and has finally won a Super Bowl title to his name. Nevertheless, the way he won was not ideal for him, since he was unable to finish the game due to an injury.
The Super Bowl LVI game was filled with twists and turns, but OBJ’s injury was particularly a major blow. OBJ scored the first touchdown for the Rams, setting up an ideal start. Sadly, after suffering an injury, he was no longer able to perform his wonders.
Beckham injured his knee in a non-contact play near the end of the second quarter. As a result, he was taken to the locker room, and minutes later, the Rams announced that he was ruled out of the game. Even though the Rams won the title, OBJ’s injury was a devastating blow to the team since he has been a vital part of their offense.
Odell Beckham Jr. reacts to his injury
OBJ’s injury came as a sudden shock to both the Rams and his fans. Nonetheless, it was even more devastating for OBJ himself. NFL reporter, Dov Kleiman tweeted a video of sideline reactions from the Rams and Bengals teams following OBJ’s injury.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) February 18, 2022
In response to his post, OBJ retweeted it with his reaction. Beckham captioned, “Heartbreaker. Can’t even lie to y’all.” Therefore, in only a few words, he expressed his feeling about injuring himself in the most important game of his life.
This game meant a lot to OBJ
OBJ has had an uphill battle in the league. In 2019, the New York Giants traded Beckham to the Cleveland Browns. The Giants shipped him off in a messy manner after he signed a contract and was eventually traded just months later. Furthermore, the Browns’ decision to release OBJ also manifested some other complicated reasons for his dismissal.
They said he was the problem.
— Overtime (@overtime) February 14, 2022
Beckham, however, was acquired by the Rams in November 2021 and quickly established himself as a key player. In consequence, his efforts resulted in the Rams reaching the Super Bowl and ultimately winning the championship.
Beckham was able to prove all his doubters wrong with the Super Bowl win. Further, the reason he endured such a difficult journey has finally culminated in a fruitful outcome. Despite not being how OBJ would have liked it, it would have given him some relief from past pains.