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• On November 18, Ronaldo launched his first NFT collection
• In an interview, he explains that he wants to give something back to his fans
• The cooperation between Binance and Ronaldo should last several years
Binance is the global market leader among crypto infrastructure providers, Cristiano Ronaldo aka CR7 is considered by many to be the greatest football player of all time – now they have joined forces and on November 18, as part of a multi-year, exclusive partnership, launch of Ronaldo’s first NFT collection.
Binance wants to create a Web3 infrastructure for sports and entertainment
In a press release from Binance, the company’s co-founder, He Yi, reportedly said, “We believe the metaverse and blockchain are the future of the internet. We are honored to partner with Cristiano to bring and show more people an understanding of blockchain how we are also building web3 infrastructure for sports and entertainment.”
Your new journey with @Cristiano Ronaldo starts here.
Join us on #binancehome of Ronaldo’s exclusive NFT collection, available now.
Let’s change the world together. pic.twitter.com/eB9zvGqq9a
– Binance (@binance) November 18, 2022
CR7 Collection: Four levels of rarity with an exclusivity bonus
The collection includes seven cartoons with four levels of rarity. Each drawing represents an important moment in Ronaldo’s life. All five Super Rare NFTs have a starting bid of $10,000, and the 40 Super Rare NFTs started with a minimum asking price of $1,700. There are also 600 rare NFTs and 6,000 normal NFTs. The BUSD is roughly the same value as the US dollar. The cheapest NFT in the collection is available on the Binance market for $1.84 from November 22.
Depending on the rarity level of the purchased NFT, buyers receive an exclusivity bonus. This includes, for example, a personal message from Ronaldo, an autograph, Binance products, access to all future CR7 NFT drops or a mystery box. The first 1.5 million new Binance users who sign up with the code RONALDO will also receive such a box.
Ronaldo’s next NFTs are coming in early 2023
“It was important to me that we built something here that will be remembered and unique to my fans. They have contributed so much to my success and with Binance I have been able to create something that not only captures the excitement for the football, but also rewarding fans for all the years of their support,” Ronaldo said in Binance’s press release. He announces his registration code on Twitter:
My very first NFT collection is online now @Binance. Don’t miss!
Sign up now with code RONALDO to explore the collection and also get a free mystery box.
Join me: https://t.co/CTz5dyJbTO pic.twitter.com/e1pEmswVkS
-Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) November 20, 2022
As of November 22, trades on the Binance market centered on CR7 NFTs totaled $183,361.93. In early 2023, other NFTs are expected to hit the market as part of the exclusive cooperation between Ronaldo and Binance. An exact launch date has yet to be announced.
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