Former Chelsea Football Club captain John Terry has collaborated with The Ape Kids Collection, a company that aims to encourage non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in children, made up of 9,999 ‘baby monkeys’. NFTs allow users to own rare digital artifacts through the blockchain network that supports cryptocurrencies. All art forms, tweets, music, GIFs and many other such digital assets can be owned through NFTs.
John George Terry is an English professional football coach and former player who played as a center-back. He was previously captain of Chelsea, the England national team and Aston Villa. He was most recently the assistant head coach of the latter.
In a tweet last week, the footballer revealed the purchase of his first Bored Ape. Following this, Terry uploaded an NFT image as a profile photo to the platform. For those who don’t know, BAYC NFTs are a popular collection of 10,000 unique bored monkeys created by Yuga Labs. It’s worth noting that this collection has recorded over half a billion dollars in sales to date, according to metrics from dappradar.com.
NFTs are all the rage with celebrities such as Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Jordan Belfort, Marshmello, and Curtis McDonald joining the NFT movement.
It is interesting to note that sports NFTs are creating a buzz. Today’s card collectors have turned to sports NFTs, which offer proof of unique ownership of a video, photo or other digital capture of a significant moment in history. Sport.
A few weeks ago, EX Sports, a platform that allows fans to buy, trade and sell unique digital sports collectibles in the form of NFTs, launched announcement the Maradona NFT collection, made up of 10 rare souvenirs from Diego Armando Maradona.
Earlier, in August, Lionel Messi had launched his own collection of non-fungible tokens (NFT), cryptographic art created in its image by digital designer BossLogic. “Art is like football. Eternal, ”Messi said on his Twitter account when announcing the launch.
During this time, people spent more than $ 9 billion in NFT sales so far – and NFT’s total sales are expected to reach $ 17.7 billion by the end of the year, according to a new study from Cointelegraph.