The introduction of a series of "one-of-a-kind digital collectibles" showcasing legendary goals from five legendary football players has been announced by Visa, the official payment technology partner of FIFA. The Visa Masters of Movement NFTs are now being made available on Crypto.com, the official cryptocurrency trading site of FIFA.
Prior to the 2022 World Cup, which is scheduled to take place between November 20 and December 18, the auction will be held. According to a press release, the event will be staged later this month on an interactive field at the FIFA Fan Festival in Doha. Visitors will also have the opportunity to create digital artwork based on their signature moves and turn it into their own NFTs.
The Five Desired NFTs
The project comprises of five works of art that will be published as NFTs and are motivated by goals scored by Michael Owen, Carli Lloyd, Tim Cahill, Jared Borgetti, and Maxi Rodriguez. Supporters can submit bids on the Visa Masters of Movement NFTs at Crypto.com through November 8.
Andrea Fairchild, senior vice president and director of sponsorships at Visa, offered her opinion on the project:
"As FIFA World Cup 2022 approaches, we want to celebrate football, art and technology through the lens of what makes the FIFA World Cup so special — wildly impassioned fans, legendary athletes and for a few short weeks, the ability to bring the world together in a uniquely connected way."
In addition to the token in their Crypto.com wallet, the successful bidders for each NFT will also receive an autographed item of memorabilia from the featured renowned player. Furthermore, according to Visa, "Street Child United," a U.K. All proceeds from the auction will go to a local charity that helps street kids across the world.
FIFA and Visa's Historical Relationship
FIFA's official payment service supplier since 2007 is Visa. The global sponsor of both men's and women's football wants to bring fans closer to the action by offering experiences to everyone, whether they are among the 1 million spectators expected in Qatar or the 5 billion viewers predicted worldwide for this year's championship.