Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady almost lost ownership of the ball after his 600th touchdown pass, but now he is paying for it…with Bitcoin.
In the game between the Pirates and the Chicago Bears on October 24, Brady passed the 600th career touchdown pass to teammate Mike Evans-he is the only person in NFL history in his career. A player who has made so many passes. The wide receiver obviously did not realize the importance of the ball and handed it over to Byron Kennedy, who was a fan wearing Evans’s jersey of the same name.
According to Ken Goldin, founder of sports memorabilia auction company Goldin Auctions, this ball may be worth From 500,000 USD to 900,000 USD. Kennedy seemed to give up the ball at first in exchange for a vague promise to meet and greet the quarterback.However, Brady later disclose In the football match on Monday night, he offered 1 Bitcoin to the fans (Bitcoin)-Approximately $62,081 at the time of publication-Thank you for handing it in quickly.
“There were a lot of negotiations to regain the ball,” Brady said. “Byron realized that once he passed the ball, he lost all his chips […] I also gave him a bitcoin. This is also pretty cool. After all, I think he is still beautiful. “
-Tom Brady (@TomBrady) October 25, 2021
According to Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud, the Pirates also have agree Give away the Kennedy No. 2 signature team jersey, a helmet with Brady’s autograph, Mike Evans game studs, a wide receiver signature jersey, season tickets for the rest of this year and 2022, and $1,000 for purchase on the team Points shop.Even with some experts Predict that the price of BTC may rise, Many online pointed out that Kennedy’s compensation value is not close to the value of historical football.
“I will buy a season pass for the rest of my life,” Said Investigative reporter David Amelotti.
Brady is one of many professional athletes who are friendly to cryptocurrency.he Launched its own non-fungible token platform Known as Autograph-where he plans to auction his 600th touchdown as an NFT-and Receive tokens as part of an endorsement transaction Exchange FTX with encryption.