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Ahead of the World Cup in Doha later this month, one of FIFA’s official sponsors, Visa, is auctioning off an NFT featuring historic goals scored by football players in past World Cups.
We feel that this fusion of football, art and crypto technologies and their transformation into dynamic works of art is shaping the modern world around us. world, Andrea Fairchild, Vice President of Global Sponsorship Strategy at Visa.
NFT header by Jared Borgetti in the 2002 FIFA World Cup match between Mexico and Italy.
The “Masters of Movement” initiative includes an NFT auction on Crypto.com during the first eight days of November, where participants will be able to bid on NFTs created by London-based studio XK in collaboration with each of the players.
Tokens include Michael Owen’s 16th World Cup goal in France in 1998 against England by Michael Owen, Jared Borgetti’s header in the 2002 World Cup match for Mexico against Italy, and the recent USA goal scored by Carly Lloyd against Japan in time of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Bidding winners will also receive autographed memorabilia from each player, including a jersey or soccer ball.
The second part is a “live activation” that will begin on November 19 in Doha and will last until December 18, when World Cup participants will be able to create their own NFTs.
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