footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, will exclusively release his first non-fungible
token (NFT) collection on the Binance NFT marketplace on Friday. The launch
comes almost five months after the Portuguese football star signed a multi-year
partnership deal with Binance.
collection is aimed at giving the footballer’s “fans an introduction to Web3
through the world of NFTs,” Binance announced on Tuesday. The partnership will help
more people to understand blockchain, He Yi, Binance’s Co-Founder and Chief
Marketing Officer said, adding that the deal will also help the top exchange to
“showcase how are building Web3 infrastructure for the sports and
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ahead of the launch, Ronaldo noted that the launch “rewards fans for all the
years of support” in addition to capturing the passion for football. “It was
important to me that we created something memorable and unique for my fans as
they are such a big part of my success,” the footballer star said in the
statement released by Binance.
on the NFT Collection
to Binance, the first NFT collection comprises seven animated statues of
the football star’s iconic moments “from career-defining bicycle kicks to his
childhood in Portugal.”
leading cryptocurrency infrastructure provider further noted that the NFTs will
be released on the basis of “four rarity levels” tagged Super Super Rare (SSR), Super
Rare (SR), Rare (R), and Normal (N). Binance said five SSR and 40 SR NFTs will
be auctioned on Friday starting at 10,000 BUSD for SSR and 1,700 BUSD for
top cryptocurrency exchange further said 6,600 NFTs comprising 600 R and
6,000 N will be offered via its Subscription Mechanism Launchpad. The Normal
rarity will be auctioned starting at 77 BUSD, the cryptocurrency exchange said, adding that each rarity level
will be packaged with its own set of exclusive perks.
“Future sets of the Cristiano Ronaldo NFT collection will be available in
early 2023,” Binance further said, noting that all collections will be…