Portuguese fantasy football application RealFevr has brought in the country’s very own and Manchester United midfield starlet Bruno Fernandes as their launch ambassador. The startup is based out of Lisbon has added another icon in Bruno Fernandes to its already star-studded list.
The company recently decided to launch a new venture which would see it introduce a marketplace of official football video non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The NFTs are digital items that reflect real-world assets such as art, music, in-game goods, and videos. They’re purchased and sold digitally, sometimes with cryptocurrency, they function like an auction house.
With the introduction of this feature, RealFevr will provide its 1.2 million subscribers and fans an opportunity to attain videos of so many global football stars and as a result, enhance their collection. The list of footballers will include the Argentine Angel Di Maria, the Colombian duo of James Rodrigues and Radamel Falcao, the Portuguese trio of Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ruben Dias, amongst others. The aforementioned video collection would be accessible through RealFevr’s official website, in different categories as per the users’ liking.
Following the news of being announced as launch ambassador for the said video NFT feature, Bruno Fernandes spoke to the media and said, “I think it’s very cool that football lovers around the world can acquire iconic moments from some of their favourite players. Engagement with fans is really important for me and that is why I am supporting the launch of RealFevr’s NFTs. Some of my best goals scored for Sporting CP are part of the marketplace and I hope my fans around the world will be excited by the prospect of owning them.”
As part of the package, special moments from each player’s career will be available. These moments include their goals, assists, dribbles, playmaking and defending clips of over 500 players from all over the world. All these moments would be classified into different categories to provide the fans with different sections and options to choose from.
Several packs would be available for the fans throughout the year. As per rumours, the company plans to introduce Bruno Fernandes’ NFT card as the first high profile video collection up for grab. The video would include clips from his stellar 2017-18 season with Sporting Lisbon, following which the midfield maestro sealed his move to Manchester United.
Fred Antunes, CEO of RealFevr, expressed his thoughts on this new venture and said, “From the beginning, our approach was to seek to deliver an immersive experience, based on a unique visual context that matches the level of the moments we are delivering to users. If we look at the data from cryptoslam.io, the sports NFTs market represented in the last months a turnover in the order of 700 million dollars. Our strategy is not only to capture a part of this market but also to ensure that more and more people know about blockchain technology and discover what this fascinating world has to offer.”
In addition, RealFevr is also working on the possibility of buying and selling NFTs peer-to-peer, allowing each user to complete their collections more easily. By introducing this concept RealFevr has set up a great market strategy and an amazing venture to lure in more fans and as a result, elevate their global revenue and reputation.