Odell Beckham Jr.'s One-Handed Catch Has Internet, Hollywood Abuzz
"That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen in my life"
More than 12 hours after the end of Sunday night's Giants-Cowboys game, the Internet was still abuzz over Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s acrobatic one-handed catch.
"Odell" was still trending on Twitter in New York as of 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time. "Odell Beckham Jr." was also Google's second-hottest trending search topic in the U.S. early Monday afternoon Eastern time, trailing only Iggy Azalea.
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Beckham Jr.'s catch, in which he seemed to only be gripping the football with three fingers but managed to hold on to it, was dubbed an instant classic by Sunday Night Football announcer Cris Collinsworth.
"Put this to music. … That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen," he said, watching a slow-motion replay. "You have to be kidding me. That is impossible. That is absolutely impossible what he just did. That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen in my life."
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Other stars also weighed in on the catch, with Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Elizabeth Banks, John Cusack and LeBron James among those expressing amazement.
Watch Beckham Jr's catch below and see what Hollywood is saying about the athletic feat.
Just back from the #AMAs and seeing replay of that Odell Beckman Jr. catch. OMG that was sick.— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) November 24, 2014
Odell Beckham Jr or David Tyree, better catch? #AMHQsports— Sam Champion (@SamChampion) November 24, 2014
Man I just witnessed the greatest catch ever possibly by Odell Beckham Jr! WOW!!!!— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 24, 2014
Best catch ever? Put me down for a big fat YES! OBJ...OMG!— Matt Lauer (@MLauer) November 24, 2014
That is as good a catch as we'll see. And it gets better in slo-mo....— Josh Elliott (@JoshElliott32) November 24, 2014