Tom BradyThe seven-time Super Bowl champion added “Laser Eyes” to his Twitter profile picture, a trendy indication of Bitcoin support. He did it after it was according to rumours He had invested in bitcoin.
Earlier this year, Tom Brady announced that he would be launching an NFT platform called Autograph that would allow celebrities to create and list digital collectibles. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are digital representations of content stored on a blockchain or a decentralized ledger. Brady’s foray into NFTs would suggest a simultaneous interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), which are the native assets used to settle on a blockchain.
Brady’s interest in crypto space is in good company with professional footballers. Russell Okung, NFL attacker for the Carolina Panthers, announced that he would convert half of his $ 13 million salary into bitcoin late last year. Okung regularly expresses his passion for Bitcoin and recently invested in Fold, a Bitcoin-based rewards app with a Visa debit card.
A few days ago, the New York Giants teamed up with Grayscale Investments for the first official partnership between the NFL and cryptocurrency companies. The deal includes optional cryptocurrency training for the Giants.
Bitcoin, which now has a market capitalization of over $ 1 trillion, has been endorsed by celebrities and public figures in all walks of life. Brady’s subtle support for Bitcoin will bring another wave of excitement to cryptocurrency advocates and soccer fans alike.