Odell Beckham Jr. and girlfriend Lauren Wood have their first child: ‘This Is As Real As It Gets.’
What could be better than a Super Bowl victory? For Odell Beckham Jr., it’s his first time as a father. The Los Angeles Rams athlete and his wife, Lauren Wood, have welcomed ‘the greatest blessing in my life.’
«I’m not sure where to begin.» «This is as genuine as it gets,» Odell Beckham said at the outset of his lengthy Feb. 23 Instagram post announcing the birth of his first child with Lauren Wood. «This past week has been one I will never forget,» Odell, 29, wrote. «2-17-22, 0605.
THE GREATEST BENEFIT I’VE EVER RECEIVED HAS ARRIVED ON EARTH! I’m at a loss for words to express the tidal wave of emotions that washed over me… It’s a memory I’ll never forget, and one I’ll treasure for the rest of my life.
Odell’s team, the Los Angeles Rams, won Super Bowl LVI less than two weeks ago, and the wide receiver disclosed the name of their child, Zydn, adding that «my life turned for the better» with the birth of the baby. Lauren Wood, you forever transformed my life and gave me the most precious gift of all… EFFORTLESSLY!
Your resilience in the face of adversity gives me the strength to keep going because I know I’ll have you by my side, holding it down for me. I’m capable of overcoming any obstacle. I adore you to death. As a result, the adventure continues.»
Odel, Lauren, and their bundle of joy nestled in a bed followed this happy message. Odell also provided an update on his injury sustained during Super Bowl LVI. Odell noted, «I had never been more prepared and concentrated for a game in my life.»
«I was prepared to go nuclear and perform at the best level I’d ever achieved in my professional life.» It was obvious to me, and I could feel it in my bones. Nothing was going to stop me now that I was in my largest bag. That is something I truly believe!!
I was switched on. «I’m motivated, driven, and focused on achieving a goal that I’ve promised myself and this team since the day I agreed to join the Los Angeles Rams.» However, he went down with what many feared was a torn ACL early in the game.
OBJ wrote, «2-22-22; the stars are completely aligned; surgery was a success.» «‘IT WAS WRITTEN,’ I’ve been saying all along. I’m just going with the flow and seeing where God leads me. To be honest, I’ve been through a lot to get to where I am now.
I went deep and learned a lot about myself in the process. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from all of this labor and development, it’s that I’m as tough as they come. There’s just too much heart in this to not keep walking in faith! I know you’re probably sick of hearing me say ‘this is my year’ every year, but I’m coming back!!!
You can bet I’ll be back, and this time I’ll be better than before. From the bottom of my heart, I mean that Shxt. Love and gratitude abound. I want to thank you everybody for your love and support; this is just the beginning of everything I’ve ever wanted. LUV.”
In November 2021, Odell and Lauren revealed their pregnancy with a sultry pregnancy-themed lingerie photo. Lauren was there to rejoice with Odell after the Rams won the Super Bowl, giving her boyfriend a lovely kiss on the lips when she was still extremely pregnant.