Soccer Star Ronaldinho Is The New MetaSoccer’s Licensed Player NFT
MetaSoccer continues growing exponentially and today the play to earn soccer game has presented Ronaldinho Gaúcho as their newest real-life licensed player, who will be depicted in the metaverse as an NFT.
Recognized as one of the best soccer players of all time, Ronaldinho is one of the few athletes in the world who has managed to win the Ballon D’Or, the World Cup and the Champions League; during is career full of successes, Ronaldinho has played for the Brazil national team, as well as for some of the most recognized soccer teams in the world, such as Paris Saint-German, FC Barcelona or AC Milan.
Hosted by Miguel Quintana, the presentation of the newest NFT, which marks an important milestone for MetaSoccer, took place in Barcelona, where Champions Games, the game studio behind the project is located. In a laidback and enthusiastic environment, some key players of both the sports and crypto industries were present, including representatives of Nike, Polaris Sport or Boca Juniors, influencers like Kojisan and Soneca, and also many MeteSoccer’s partners, such as BAYZ and Unbound Guild, as well as many journalists from different Spanish publications.
Ronaldinho revealed himself very happy with his entrance into the soccer metaverse: “I have never imagined myself entering the metaverse, having an NFT that is a representation of me. It feels good to be remembered and invited to soccer projects even after my retirement. The metaverse and the crypto world are very new, but they’re growing all over the world, and I believe MetaSoccer will be very successful.”
Marc Cercós, CEO and co-founder of MetaSoccer recognized the importance of this new step for the game, affirming that “blockchain has allowed a revolution in videogames, and now the keyword is “property” — users can really own game assets. At MetaSoccer it is possible to have players bred in the metaverse, and also NFTs of real-life players, like Ronaldinho, and make a profit out of it.”
The NFT of Ronaldinho will be available for users to buy and can be integrated in any team of the soccer metaverse. As it will portray some of the characteristics of the player, this will certainly be a rare and valuable NFT that can make all the difference in the game!
Ronaldinho is now the third licensed player to join the metaverse, following Arsenal’s midfielder Thomas Partey and Aston Villa’s goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez — and MetaSoccer’s team assures that soon more real-life players will also enter the game.