Colombian soccer superstar James David Rodríguez Rubio has announcedandapartnership with ZKSpace. ZKSpace has announced the launch of James Rodríguez Commemorative Edition NFTs, Zurda (Spanish for left foot), with presale scheduled forJune 15, 2022. The 1,500 unique pieces are the only digital art collection currently available, featuring key highlights of his illustrious career spanning three continents and honoring Rodriguez’s incredible contributions to the game. Rodriguez was one of the first of many prominent athletes and celebrities to enter the digital art field, and his strategic partnership agreement with ZKSpace, the team behind theZKSeaStrategic partnership agreement with ZKSpace, which operatesZKSea, is a testament to the quality of the Layer 2 NFT minting platform and marketplace.
Zurda NFT is based on exquisite artwork that is digitally hand-painted by professional artists, rather than simply turning digital photographs into NFTs The NFT collection will consist of four rarities. It consists of 1 Platinum, 10 Gold, 400 Silver, and 1,089 Bronze. The top ranking players will also be offered signed memorabilia, a white list of upcoming NFTs on ZKSea, prize bonuses, and the chance to have a video call with James Rodríguez himself.
James Rodríguez is one of the greatest Colombian attacking midfielders of all time. With a magical left foot and the ability to play anywhere behind the front line, Mr. Rodriguez is considered one of the most creative players in soccer. He is also the recipient of numerous honors, including two Champions Leagues, two FIFA Club World Cups, and the World Cup Golden Boot.
Among the moments photographed for NFT include his celebrations playing for Colombia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Uraguay, Greece, Japan and Ivory Coast, and during the 2016 American Cup. Also featured are his stylish leg tattoos and close-up shots of his legendary goal celebrations, including when he played against Uruguay at Banfield in Argentina in 2010 and when he successfully converted a free kick for Real Madrid in 2015.
According to ZKSpace’sofficial announcement, whitelist users can mint either a silver or bronze James Rodríguez Mystery Box NFT for 0.12ETHstarting June 15 ETH. This price is 20% less than the public sale. A public sale will begin after the presale, with prices starting at 0.15. 0.15 ETHfor silver and bronze, 0.6 ETHfor gold, and 0.6 ETHfor bronze. Gold is 0.6 ETH, Platinum is 1ETHPlatinum is 1 ETH. Gold and Platinum NFTs will be sold in auction format.
On the launch of the NFT collection, James Rodríguez said, “I am very happy to have the support of such a great network of fans. For me, this launch is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on my accomplishments to date and celebrate this amazing journey that soccer has brought me. I am so happy to be able to share this with all of my fans around the world.“
With the launch of the NFT Collection, James Rodriguez joins a growing number of top athletes and sports organizations that are utilizing new technology to connect with and reward their fans. Since the market-leading NBA Top Shot popularized the digital trading card model, similar models such as Vayner Sports Pass, Topps, and teams partnering with Chiliz have had great success building communities around sports-related digital assets and The James Rodríguez Commemorative Edition NFT collection is an opportunity for Rodríguez’s nearly 70 million social media followers to participate and be a part of a greatfan community.
The NFT is an integral part of the coming Web 3.0 revolution and will serve as a virtual ID badge, showing the world what individuals like and care about. Because of their rarity, many NFT collections are often revered as membership cards for exclusive clubs, creating a community of shared interests and passions; NFTs also allow professional sports stars and KoLs to raise the barriers to entry and create a place where only the truly dedicated can connect It is also an opportunity for professional sports stars and KoL to deepen their connection with dedicated fans by creating a place where only the truly dedicated can connect.
Along with ZKSwap AMM DEX and ZKSquare, a low-cost layer 2 payment protocol, ZKSea is a full-featured layer 2 protocol that leverages ZK-Rollups technology to provide users with an ultra-fast, inexpensive, secure way to transact at layer 2 It is part of ZKSpace. ZKSea is also the first ZK-Rollups-based platform to support Layer 1 to Layer 2 NFT reciprocal transfers. Having recently introduced mobile applications on both Android and iOS, ZKSpace is committed to lowering the barrier to entry for new users looking to join the blockchain industry and explore the future of Web 3.0.
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