The catch heard around the world

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Even if you’re not an NFL fan, I’m sure you can appreciate the sheer athleticism of Odell Beckham Jr.’s incredible touchdown catch the other day.

If you’ve not seen it, here you go.

As you’d expect, social media had a field day.

Firstly, people shared gifs of the catch itself, and there was an outpouring of adoration – “the best catch ever” was bandied about.

Then, from another angle it emerged there was a sports photographer just feet from the action. The picture on Twitter went viral, with people joking that he had missed the shot and had been fired.

The photographer in question quickly caught wind of it, and shared his version of events.

The story from start to finish has been quite quick to play out, and is a great example of how quickly things ebb and flow on social media.