Thought you’ve seen it all in NFTs? Think again. Sure, we’ve seen digital art collectibles, even some with tangible assets intertwined. Recently, we’ve even seen NFTs including things like patents and Nobel Prize-winning invention documentation. Today, Liga MX franchise Club Necaxa announced their intent to offer something especially unique via NFT – team ownership.
Bidding Is Big: Club Necaxa
The soccer club is fresh off the heels of selling nearly half the franchise; the recent sale valued the franchise in the “low nine figures” according to a Sportico report. The sale was also noteworthy in that it was US investors first venture into what’s described as “the NFL of Mexico”. Real estate investor Al Tylis and DC United executive Sam Porter spearheaded that effort. Major capital investors from NBA players like Shawn Marion, Richard Hamilton, and Victor Oladipo, along with other names in sport such as Justin Verlander and Mesut Ozil joined in with the ownership group as well.