Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are on the tips of many people’s tongues these days, and now professional athletes in the National Football League are looking to get in on the action.
Pro Bowl Bitcoinist
The future is always uncertain, even for highly paid professional athletes. With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies becoming more mainstream, NFL players are starting to get involved.
One player leading the charge among his professional colleagues is the Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback and four-time Pro Bowler Richard Sherman, who began accepting Bitcoin – which he calls “the currency of the future” – as a method of payment for his official merchandise in 2014.