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Athletes react to Ohtani's record $700M deal

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No one loves a record-breaking payday for an athlete quite like ... other athletes. Let's take a look at some of the best posts from the sports world after two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani secured a mind-bending 10-year, $700-million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.

🤨 You've likely heard of girl math. Now here's Brandon McCarthy math:

🤣 Dodgers ace Walker Buehler asking the tough questions:

🤯 Retired NFL defensive end J.J. Watt - a future Hall of Famer with approximate career earnings of $130 million - was left borderline speechless:

😂 Patrick Mahomes couldn't believe it either, prompting Watt to suggest the Chiefs quarterback become two-way like Ohtani:

🤔 J.P. Arencibia - a former Blue Jays catcher - wants to know how much Ohtani will pay Joe Kelly to have No. 17:

😔 Speaking of the Blue Jays, retired right-hander Phil Hughes had a picture ready to go that represented how they'll feel:

🤭 Joey Votto couldn't hold his reaction in public:

😴 Gavin Lux, Ohtani's new teammate, woke up to the news:

😱 Kiké Hernández is aghast:

💩 Giants lefty Alex Wood couldn't help himself:

💰 And RGIII kept it matter of fact:

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