Between a devastating injury, reaching the pinnacle of the sports world, fatherhood, and surgery it certainly was a roller coaster of emotions in a matter of days for Odell Beckham Jr. 

The 29-year-old star Los Angeles Rams receiver welcomed his first child – a boy – with fitness model girlfriend Lauren Wood just four days after his team won Super Bowl LVI.

He took to Instagram on Wednesday morning to share images of himself cuddling up with the new bundle of joy, whom they have named Zydn, and the 28-year-old stunner.

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‘THE biggest blessing’: Odell Beckham Jr. welcomed his first child – a boy – with fitness model girlfriend Lauren Wood just four days after his team won Super Bowl LVI

As Odell tore his ACL at the big game on February 13, he had his knee surgically repaired and revealed that it was a success as one of the images saw him with a completely bandaged left leg complete with brace.

The star player – nicknamed OBJ – gave a lengthy life update to his near 16million followers as he gushed about his child and girlfriend: ‘2-17-22, 0605. THE biggest blessing I’ve ever had in my life arrived here on earth! The words, I can’t even put together for the overwhelming emotions that ran thru me … a moment I will never forget and cherish forever. 

‘Zydn was born n at that moment I knew my life changed for the better. Lauren Wood, u changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all… EFFORTLESSLY! Ur strength throughout this gives me the courage to keep goin because i now kno with u by my side and holding it down for me, I can get thru anything. I love u so much.’ 

'Lauren Wood, u changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all…': The 29-year-old star player - nicknamed OBJ - gave a lengthy life update to his near 16million followers as he gushed about his child and girlfriend, as they are seen in February 2020

‘Lauren Wood, u changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all…’: The 29-year-old star player – nicknamed OBJ – gave a lengthy life update to his near 16million followers as he gushed about his child and girlfriend, as they are seen in February 2020

'I kno there’s purpose in all of this': As Odell tore his ACL at the big game on February 13, he had his knee surgically repaired and revealed that it was a success as one of the images saw him with a completely bandaged left leg complete with brace

‘I kno there’s purpose in all of this’: As Odell tore his ACL at the big game on February 13, he had his knee surgically repaired and revealed that it was a success as one of the images saw him with a completely bandaged left leg complete with brace

He began the caption by detailing what it felt like tearing his knee in the Super Bowl: ‘Man man man. Where do I even begin? This is as real as it gets. This last week has been one that I truly could never forget. I had never been more prepared and focused for a game in my life, I was ready to go nuclear and perform at the highest level that I ever had in my career. 

‘I knew it and I felt it in my soul, I was in my biggggest bag n nothin was goin to stop me. I reallly mean that!! I was ON. Motivated, determined, and eyes set on a goal that I promised to myself and this team from the moment I decided to be an LA Ram.’ 

‘Safe to say those were my plans and not Gods. I kno there’s purpose in all of this and it may seem that this journey has come to an end but it’s really just a door opening to a new beginning. Starting it off, as a WORLD CHAMPION.’ 

Ouch: OBJ is seen shortly after tearing his ACL during Super BOWL LVI as his team the Los Angeles Rams later beat out the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20

Ouch: OBJ is seen shortly after tearing his ACL during Super BOWL LVI as his team the Los Angeles Rams later beat out the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20

He later revealed that he had successful surgery on his ACL on Tuesday.

Odell concluded the post writing: ‘And so the journey continues; 2-22-22; the stars are all aligned; surgery was a success. Like I’ve said all along “IT WAS WRITTEN.” Im just sticking to the script and seeing where God will take me. Honestly I’ve been through so much to get to where im at.. I duggg deep, and figured out a lot about myself along the way. If there’s one thing I can take from all the work and growth, it is that I AM as resilient as they come. 

‘Too much heart to not keep walkin in faith! Lol I kno yall probably tired of hearing me say this every year now “this my year” BUT IM GON BE BACK!!! U better believe imma be back , and imma be back better than ever before. I mean that Shxt from the bottom of my heart. Filled wit LOVE and gratitude. I wanna thank u all for the love and support, this is not the end; but only the beginning to everything I’ve ever dreamed of. LUV 

'And so the journey continues; 2-22-22; the stars are all aligned; surgery was a success': He later revealed that he had successful surgery on his ACL on Tuesday

‘And so the journey continues; 2-22-22; the stars are all aligned; surgery was a success’: He later revealed that he had successful surgery on his ACL on Tuesday

Back in November it was revealed that Odell and Lauren were expecting their first child together.   

Lauren revealed the news on her Instagram at the time, showing pictures of herself with the former New York Giant player.

The model showed her burgeoning baby bump in the photo, with Odell cradling her tummy from behind. 

Sweet: Back in November it was revealed that Odell and Lauren were expecting their first child together, as she is shown giving him a good luck kiss ahead of the Super Bowl in Inglewood, California on February 13

Sweet: Back in November it was revealed that Odell and Lauren were expecting their first child together, as she is shown giving him a good luck kiss ahead of the Super Bowl in Inglewood, California on February 13

He is yet to post about the news himself, and the couple remain fiercely private when it comes to their relationship. 

Not much is known about their romance, but in 2019, Lauren posted a gushing tribute to the sports star for his birthday on her Instagram.

‘Happy birthday @obj ! Your soul is pure gold . U know I can write lot about you, but I rather keep passing these love letters,’ she wrote, adding: ‘PS this blurry will always be my fave pic of us bc wtf is going on lol.’ 

The couple made their red carpet debut at the glitzy Vanity Fair Oscar party back in February 2020, with Odell looking suave in a white suit and Lauren stunning in satin.

It’s been a busy time for the player who played his first game for the Rams last week. 

His girlfriend Lauren has been spotted at some of his games, cheering her beau on. 

Low-key: He is yet to post about the news himself, and the couple remain fiercely private when it comes to their relationship

Low-key: He is yet to post about the news himself, and the couple remain fiercely private when it comes to their relationship

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