Tom Brady’s new Twitter profile image has the web buzzing.
On Monday, the Buccaneers quarterback tweeted “#NewProfilePic” above a photograph of himself sporting crimson laser eyes. The picture sparked hypothesis that he’s becoming a member of the cryptocurrency world as an investor.
In accordance to Cointelegraph — a information supply overlaying blockchain know-how, crypto property and rising fintech developments — “the laser eyes meme that originally swept throughout crypto social media in February 2021 noticed crypto influencers, trade leaders and common customers change their Twitter profile photos to incorporate laser eyes. The fad was to suggest assist for Bitcoin’s worth surging till it hit $100,000.”
After informing followers about his new cryptic profile image, Brady stored the rumor mill churning when he replied to a tweet suggesting he’s working with bitcoin.
“Hmmmm ought to I modify it??,” Brady tweeted, referencing his laser eyes picture.
Bitcoin Journal additionally tweeted that Brady has joined “group #Bitcoin.”
Brady’s thriller tweet didn’t embody an official announcement.
If he had been to hitch the cryptocurrency craze, like athletes similar to Kevin Durant, it might add to his spectacular enterprise resume — which already contains his science-based well being and wellness TB12 model, amongst different off-the-field ventures.
Extra lately, the reigning Tremendous Bowl champion hopped on the NFT (non-fungible tokens) prepare, a brand new cryptocurrency obsession that features items of digital content material, similar to artwork and collectibles, linked to the blockchain.
This spring, Brady is slated to launch an NFT platform, titled Autograph, that can embody NFTs that includes the seven-time Tremendous Bowl winner himself.
Autograph will unite a number of the largest names in sports activities, leisure, trend and popular culture to work with creators to develop distinctive digital collectibles, a consultant for Brady advised CNN Enterprise in early April. The platform, during which Brady and entrepreneur Richard Rosenblatt will function co-chairs, is about to characteristic interactive experiences, together with auctions, bodily product drops and in-person ventures.