Let’s celebrate this Wednesday and stimulate our curiosity with this selection of fun and interesting facts about crypto in sports. We have already posted a similar list concerning celebrities. Now it is time to explore a new domain!
- Blockchain researches from Deloitte expect that non-fungible tokens for sports media are to generate over ‘US$2 billion in transactions in 2022’
- More than that, they foresee that, by the end of 2022, there will be around 4-5 million sports fans who have already bought or been gifted ‘an NFT sports collectible’
- The more people love sports, the more likely they are to purchase and own digital assets, including NFTs. For instance, a recent survey held in America indicates that 57% of households with enthusiastic sports fans already have some digital assets, in comparison with 24% of households without sports fans
- The PwC experts view the following use cases for sports-related non-fungible tokens: licensed and tokenized collectibles, virtual access tokens, and finally, tokenized seasoned tickets.
- As Statista reports, almost one third of rights owners in the world of professional sports can already recognize the enormous potential of NFTs, over 15% of them are already experimenting with NFTs
- As of now, the TOP-5 most expensive sports NFTs worldwide, it includes: – No 1. Statue of LeBron with $21.6 million
– No 2. MLB Champions Brett Gardner with $21.28 million
– No 3. Jermall Charlo: Lions Only GOLD ULTIMATE with $19.1 million
– No 4. Micheal Jordan SportPunk with $5.06 million
– No 5. Rare Diego Maradona 2020-21 with $4.3 million
In other words, sports NFTs are just as amazing as gaming NFTs!