English Rugby League club, Warrington Wolves, have become the first rugby club in the world to introduce its NFT series. They thought it was essential to enter the NFT world., which they stated was one of the platforms which their younger fans were interested in.
Rugby Super League Warrington Wolves are launching their initial series of NFTs on Opensea. The first version is based on their star halfback, George Williams. The NFTs are limited to just seven and are priced at 0.14 ETH, presently $657. They come with unlockable content: a personalized video message and a Wolves shirt with a physical framed signed by the England international.
The club’s chief executive, Karl Fitzpatrick, thinks the introduction of NFTs is crucial to the club’s integration for their younger fans: “I believe some supporters are still trying to have their head around it, but we have had relatively many positives’ feedback in terms of the club being at the forefront of new media and new platforms, it shows that we are hoping to push the boundaries and innovate, and being aspiring is one of our major values.