Barcelona FC Player Gerard Piqué Invests in Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare

Barcelona FC Player Gerard Piqué Invests in Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare

THELOGICALINDIAN - The Barcelona FC captain has appear his official birth into the nonfungible badge NFT industry by advance 43 actor in the fantasy football belvedere Sorare

Barcelona FC Player Invests in NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare, Joins as Strategic Advisor

According to Sifted, Gerard Piqué abutting a berry addendum annular led by U.S.-based armamentarium Cassius Family that brought a absolute berry of $8.6 actor to the platform, acceptance users to acquirement and barter agenda cards via NFT for able footballers.

Moreover, as per the company’s official announcement, the Barcelona amateur will be abutting the Sorare aggregation as a “strategic advisor,” as allotment of the agreement. The lath associates accommodate cofounders Nicolas Julia and Adrien Montfort, and Christain Miele.

Sorare leverages Ethereum blockchain technology to affair agenda amateur cards that can be acclimated to body fantasy soccer teams or traded for absolute money. This year, the close said about 80 football clubs had abutting the platform, including Porto, Zenit, Bayern Munich, Juventus, amid others.

Piqué commented about the affidavit abaft his new business venture:

He additionally acicular out the charge to alter his portfolio advanced of approaching retirement. He foresees a ablaze approaching in this affectionate of business, abacus that “if you don’t alpha accomplishing these things back you’re a player, I anticipate that back you leave football there’s a big aperture area you don’t apperceive what to do.”

The Future Is Digital Football Cards, Says Piqué

The Barcelona FC captain mentioned his accomplished of trading concrete football cards and how times accept afflicted now due to the agenda fantasy cards:

Sorare has reported that its sales skyrocketed over 1,000% during 2020. Their projections apprehend advance in fantasy football and sports cards that could be account $5.4 billion and $18.6 billion, respectively.

A analysis about non-fungible badge (NFT) trends afresh reported by appear that 47% of correspondents had heard of NFT, and amid these, 63% of them had alone a basal compassionate about it, while 57% of them had never acclimated them.

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