Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stated he’d “love to request” a cryptocurrency payment.
Brady said earlier this week on a SiriusXM podcast that:
He further added:
“I think it’s an amazing thing that’s happening in the world with the way the world is becoming more digital. And these digital currencies, along with a lot of, if you look how the way the world is going, with all these different digital mediums and how they’re impacting currencies.”
This isn’t Brady’s first trip into the Bitcoin world. He and his wife Gisele Bündchen invested in FTX, a crypto exchange run by Sam Bankman-Fried, in June.
Investor and coin specialist Natalie Brunell replied to the statement saying “He’s a fan of deflation”.
SPORTS GIANT ACQUIRING CRYPTOCURRENCY
Brady isn’t the first NFL player to embrace cryptocurrency in recent months. Russell Okung, an offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers, began converting half of his NFL salary into Bitcoin in December of last year.
NFL teams are also getting in on the action. Grayscale, a crypto asset management firm, and the New York Football Giants announced a collaboration in May.
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