Alexander Ovechkin will be releasing his “Drop #15: Alex Ovechkin” NFT series on Ethernity’s NFT Marketplace.
The series will include key accomplishments of the hockey star throughout his illustrious career.
Ovechkin is the latest high-profile athlete to release an NFT series with Ethernity, joining an enviable group of sporting legends including Pelé and Muhammad Ali.
NHL star Alex Ovechkin, who recently signed a $47.5 million contract to return to the Washington capital, is the latest high-profile athlete to partner with Ethernity. The NFT company has helped set a series of sports icons on the path to minting coins for their NFT series.
The famous Russian hockey player tells us he’s excited about releasing his NFT series, which is called “Drop #15: Alex Ovechkin”. The series was produced in collaboration with the digital artists at creative agency Impossible Brief. This certified NFT series will include Ovechkin’s major accomplishments while playing in the NHL as well as overseas.
“I first talked to my team about this after some of the guys in the NFL did this and I thought it was a cool idea to try out. It’s a huge opportunity for players to try something different and the fans love it, so why not!” – NHL star decides to release his NFT series
Nick Rose, CEO of Ethernity, considers Ovechkin “one of the greatest players of all time,” adding that the company is excited to “bring this coveted, one-of-a-kind experience to collectors around the world.”
Ovechkin joins an enviable group of sports legends who have previously worked with Ethernity. The list of superstar athletes includes one of football’s biggest stars, Pelé, boxing legend Muhammad Ali and professional baseball player Fernando Tatís Jr. Ethernity’s efforts to bring famous athletes and celebrities from a variety of fields to the blockchain are sure to raise awareness of the space and increase adoption in the long run.