It’s official! Today we proudly present Thomas Partey as the first real life soccer player that will be available to join a lucky team in MetaSoccer, as an NFT playable character.
Partey plays as a midfielder in Premier League team Arsenal Football Club, and is also a member of Ghana National Team, and the most expensive Ghanaian player of all time, with his €50 million transfer from Spanish Atletico Madrid to Arsenal.
Thomas is only the first international soccer star to be depicted in MetaSoccer as an NFT asset in the new category. Partey’s NFT will be for sale in the early 2022, and we will share details about the drop soon. There are many more world renowned players lining up to be a part of our soccer metaverse, so hang in there for further announcements.
The Arsenal midfielder is thrilled to be a part of our game, and shared the good news with his huge mass of followers in his own social media accounts.
We would like to thank Thomas Partey for his openness and interest in our game, and to give him a warm welcome to the MetaSoccer family!
MetaSoccer is the first blockchain-based soccer metaverse where users can create their own club and generate income while playing (Play-to-Earn).
A whole soccer ecosystem where users can participate full-time as club owners or managers while having fun and generating income. MetaSoccer embraces multiple revenue streams such as: NFT asset drops, fees from different transactions across the ecosystem (marketplace sales, betting, token swap…), sponsorships and broadcasting.
Thomas Partey is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the Ghana national team.
Partey began his professional career at Spanish club Atlético Madrid in 2013, going on loan to Mallorca and Almería, and returned to Atlético in 2015, with whom he won the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in 2018. In 2020, he joined Arsenal in a transfer worth £45 million (€50 million), becoming the most expensive Ghanaian player of all time.
A Ghanaian international, Partey represented his nation at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. He was named into the CAF Team of the Year in 2018, and won Ghana Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019.