- Argentina defeated defending champions Brazil in the Copa America 2021 tournament.
- Ethernity brings the most prestigious moments and awards of the tournament in the form of blockchain-based NFTs.
On Sunday, July 11, Argentina dominated over Brazil to win the 47th tournament of the prestigious Copa America championship. In the latest development, the South American soccer body has joined hands with NFT hosting platform Ethernity to put the Copa America trophy as aNFT on the blockchain platform.
The platform will be offering multiple awards in the form of blockchain-based non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The non-fungible tokens have created a major rage in the crypto space recently. Besides, Ethernity is also putting its collectable card series in form of NFTs as two soccer powerhouses – “Legendary” and “Epic” forms.
In total, Ethernity has floated 5 NFTs with the below representation.
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NFT 1 – Matte Black Finished Card for Argentina
Argentina, popular as La Albiceleste appeared in the final against Brazil. Although it is a 14 times Copa-American champion, Argentina couldn’t get its hands on the trophy for two decades. Thus, in the form of digital trading cards, Ethernity collectors can hold the team in the “Epic” form.
The black matte finished card from Ethernity represents the Argentinian national team in a digital NFT form showing team stats in the iconic light blue and white colours.
NFT 2 – Matte Black Finished Card for Brazil
In another replica, Ethernity has unveiled a matte black finished card for Brazil, the 9-time winner of the CONMEBOL Copa America. Ethernity holders will be able to hold the team in the “Epic” form through its digital trading card.
The matte black finished card shows the Brazilian national team featuring all the team stats in three colors – blue, yellow, and green.
NFT 3 – The Copa America Champions
Another NFT represents the Copa America champions aka Argentina in gold finish. This card will be part of Ethernity’s exclusive “Legendary” collection. This is a big moment for Argentina as the Copa America trophy comes hope after almost two decades.
Although Argentina has 14 Copa America titles under the belt, the last time it won was in 1993 under Maradona. On Sunday, July 11, Messi led his country to victory. Nothing less than a monumental victory for Argentina, Ethernity will be minting this championship in a digital NFT form available on the blockchain.
NFT 4 – The Greatest Goal Scorer
This NFT represents the “Goleador” trophy presented to the greatest goal scorer of the tournament. There was a hotly contested battle between the two top players – Neymar and Messi. Some of the other popular contenders on the list were Lautaro Martinez and Luis Diaz.
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In the end, Messi took the crown upon winning his first-ever international championship. Messi scored a total of 5 goals in the tournament. Ethernity will be adding this prestigious honour to its winning vault.
NFT 5 – The Best Team for Copa America 2021
This NFT represents the best team for the Copa America tournament 2021. In a hard-fought match, Argentina competed against defending champions Brazil. However, Argentina flipped the game in its favour to win this iconic award. Thus, Ethernity is putting the Copa America award as an NFT on the blockchain.