Bookmakers.com has revealed the top 10 most expensive sports NFTs sold on OpenSea, with their respective cryptocurrency value translated into USD as of January 2022.
Formula 1 is the most popular sport in the top ten, with five NFTs featuring, including the most expensive at over $1.3M.
The top-10 feature sports stars such as Rob Gronkowski, Kylian Mbappé, and Bruno Fernandes.
During the last few years, NFTs have skyrocketed in terms of popularity and value, with some collections (like CryptoPunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club) selling for millions of dollars. In the last year alone, Murat Pak’s ‘The Merge’ sold for $91.8M, and the notorious Beeple sold his first 500 ‘Everydays’ for $69.3M.
With the NFT market in full flow and reports around CryptoPunk #9998 selling for over $500M in October (but not really!), how is the sports market is shaping up… and is it keeping up with these crazy figures?
A new report from Bookmakers.com reveals the current highest-selling sports NFTs through the biggest NFT marketplace, OpenSea. With some of the best and most sought-after collections since the conception of NFTs being centered around sports, the report reveals the current top-10 highest-selling sports NFTs as of January 2022.
Below is the list of the top-10 highest-selling sports NFTs through OpenSea:
|No.||NFT||Sale Price||Sale Date|
|1||F1 Delta Time: 1-1-1||415.9 WETH ($1,337,592)||May-19|
|2||F1 Delta Time: Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2020 1A||9,081,752 REVV ($1,141,067)||Dec-20|
|3||Golden State Warriors Legacy Collection: 1-of-1 Warriors 6x World Champion Ring NFT & Physical Ring||285.1 WETH ($916,921)||May-21|
|4||Rob Gronkowski Championship Series NFTs: (1-of-1) GRONK Career Highlight Card||229.8 WETH ($739,068)||Mar-21|
|5||Sorare: Kylian Mbappé 2020-21 • Unique||116.15 ETH ($378,042)||Nov-20|
|6||F1 Delta Time: 70th Anniversary Edition||3,000,000 REVV ($377,328)||May-21|
|7||ZED RUN: Breathless Edge||110ETH ($358,026)||Oct-21|
|8||Sorare: Bruno Fernandes 2019-20 • Unique||99ETH ($322,223)||Dec-20|
|9||F1 Delta Time: Bahrain Edition 2020||2,650,000 REVV ($333,306)||Dec-20|
|10||F1 Delta Time: France Edition 2019||96.6 WETH ($310,679)||Jul-19|
*Accurate as of January 18th, 2022.
1) F1 Delta Time: 1-1-1 – 415.9 WETH
The first, the one, the only. This is how F1 marketed their first-ever NFT, with the creator of the NFT giving this description on the OpenSea auction page:
“The 1-1-1 is the very first official Formula 1® non-fungible token. This is the first car to be released for F1® Delta Time, and we made this a hyper-limited edition: there is just one single 1-1-1, and there will never be another. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind digital collectible.”
This landmark NFT sold for 415.9 WETH on the 28th May 2019, which in January 2022 USD is worth a staggering $1,337,592. If you feel like placing an offer on this NFT or just want to check it out, click here.
2) F1 Delta Time: Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2020 1A – 9,081,752 REVV
Possibly the most iconic of all the F1 Grand Prix, this NFT is an overview of the Monaco track and the city that surrounds it, including some yachts in the bay similar to the one that Kimi Räikkönen famously boarded after crashing in 2006. The creator of the NFT provided this description:
“The illustrious FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO is laid out on the city streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine in the principality of Monaco. The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO has been on the Formula 1 calendar since its inception in 1950 and is considered one of the most glamorous and prestigious events in the sport.”
It sold for 9,081,752 REVV on the 2nd of December 2020, which in January 2022 USD is worth an eye-watering $1,141,067. If you want to check out this NFT, click here.
3) Golden State Warriors Legacy Collection: 1-of-1 Warriors 6x World Champion Ring NFT & Physical Ring – 285.1 WETH
The most expensive non-Formula 1 NFT on this list; this official Golden State Warriors collectible is a limited edition 1-of-1 NFT commemorating the franchise’s six NBA championship titles to date. The winner of this auction also received a real-life replica of the ring, along with an invitation to a GSW home game to receive the ring at half-time:
“This 1-of-1 NFT also includes a custom-produced physical ring created by famed jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills. This 1-of-1 physical Golden State Warriors Six-Time World Champion Ring features over 120 Grams of 14kt Gold 475 Diamonds and Sapphires weighing appx 4.95 Carats.”
This NFT sold for 285.1 WETH on the 3rd of May 2021, which is worth $916,921 in January 2022; if you want to find out more about the NFT, click here.
Some of the other most expensive NFTs in this list include collectibles from the world of soccer, like Kylian Mbappé and Bruno Fernandes, and from other sports such as football (with Rob Gronkowski) and horse racing (Breathless Edge).
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