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Odell Beckham Jr breaks internet after one-handed catch

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Fans of Odell Beckham Jr from his days at LSU have seen similar before. There were those casual one handed grabs when returning kick-offs, the spectacular cuts and breaks and athletic grabs.

Even New York Giants fans, and NFL fans in general, caught a glimpse of his talent through his pre-game warm-up routine that went viral earlier this season.

But nothing on this level. This was legitimately superhuman, instantly provoking a debate as to whether it was the greatest catch in NFL history. The play must be pretty incredible right? Well, yes.

Of course, it doesn't disappoint. In the first-half of the Sunday Night Football game at Met Life Stadium, Beckham Junior, who already had one touchdown grab, stretched backward to claw in a 43-yard TD reception.

But that barely does it justice. The LSU product was practically assaulted by Cowboys defender Brandon Carr, but shrugged him off, leapt back toward the end zone and snagged the ball seemingly with forefinger and thumb before bringing it into his chest for the six-point score.

It was another classic Giants catch, after David Tyree's helmet grab in the Super Bowl - only this one was more than worthy of a higher stage than an NFC East divisional match-up between the struggling Giants (3-7) and the stop-start Cowboys.

Eli Manning's pass was nothing more than a heave down the right sideline. Beckham Jr made the play iconic.

The reaction on Twitter was immediate, Giants teammate Victor Cruz labelling it the 'best catch I've ever seen.'

Here's a selection of some of the best Tweets…

And LeBron James...

Another NBA star, this time Damian Lillard...

A new nickname from NFL wide receiver great Randy Moss...

And an ESPN reporter with a little background...

And another...

And finally, the catch itself is here.

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