Major League Baseball (MLB) phenom Shohei Ohtani is becoming a member of FTX as its latest model ambassador, the crypto alternate introduced Tuesday.
Ohtani’s compensation for the deal will likely be paid totally in cryptocurrency and FTX fairness, based on a report from CNN.
The take care of the Los Angeles Angels pitcher and frontrunner for the American League’s Most Valuable Player award is simply the newest of the alternate’s many sports-related sponsorships inked within the final 12 months.
FTX signed former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz as a multi-year ambassador in October and likewise made a deal in July that put the alternate’s emblem patch on MLB umpire shirts.
Ohtani joins the likes of U.S. sports activities superstars Tampa Bay Buccaneer quarterback Tom Brady and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry as alternate ambassadors.
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried instructed CoinDesk in October the alternate may even be airing a industrial in February through the National Football League’s championship recreation, the Super Bowl.
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