Odell Beckham Jr's Catch

Odell Beckham Jr's Catch

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Odell Beckham Jr's Catch is a photoshop meme featuring an exploitable cutout image of the New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham making an impressive one-handed catch during a game against the Dallas Cowboys in November 2014.


During a National Football League game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys on November 23rd, 2014, Beckham managed to catch a touchdown pass thrown by quarterback Eli Manning by reaching backwards behind is head with one arm (shown below).

After the touchdown pass was made, Twitter user @flexpotvin[1] tweeted an edited picture of the fresco painting "The Creation of Adam" by Michelangelo featuring a cutout image of Beckham mid-catch (shown below). In less than 24 hours, the tweet gained over 2,000 retweets and 1,400 favorites.

Chemmy @felixpotvin Follow The Odell Beckham catch was certainly pretty... わ ★ RETWEETSFAVORITES 補驅覛自』 12 ー 2,099 1,409 9:27 PM- 23 Nov 2014


At the same time, Twitter user @World_Wide_Wob[2] posted a photoshopped version of the Kim Kardashian Paper Magazine cover with Beckham superimposed on the front (shown below).

PAPER NEW YORK WINTER 2014 $10 BREAK THE INTERNET ODELL BECKHAM JR. World_Wide Wolb Rob Perez Follovw @World Wide_Wob #BreakThel nternet 9:27 PM - 23 Nov 2014 141 RETWEETS 93 FAVORITES わt ★

That evening, Twitter user @nick_pants[3] tweeted a photo of Beckham catching a stray ceremonial baseball pitch thrown by rapper 50 cent (shown below). In 24 hours, the tweet gathered upwards of 2,500 retweets and 2,100 favorites. In the comings days, several news sites published articles about the photoshop meme, including Bleacher Report,[4] Time,[5] Fox Sports,[6] The Independent,[7] The Daily Dot[8] and UpRoxx.[9]

METS NOW Br Pot nick pants @nick_pants Follow 10:07 PM 23 Nov 2014 2,577 RETWEETS 2,110 FAVORITES

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When you hittin it raw but Odell lookin out for you @funnynbaguy CLIFFHANGER "The best non-stop action picture of the year!" An avalanche of thrills" 13

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