Vitalik Buterin didn’t immediately know who Tom Brady was. In fairness, the soon-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback never made the cover of Time. Which is how this all started.
Poking a bit of fun at himself over his own April cover story, Buterin tweeted a collection of tweets that all had one thing in common: that he looked like Tom Brady … a not-quite-as-good version of Tom Brady.
“My best guess,” the Russian-Canadian Ethereum creator wrote, “was that he was the actor from Mission Impossible.”
What’s up Vitalik! You may not know me but just wanted to say I’m a big fan of yours. thank you for everything you’ve built in the world of crypto, otherwise @Autograph wouldn’t have been possible. Hope I get to meet you some day you’re the 🐐 https://t.co/W6PxS5P78M
Entrepreneur and Vayner Media CEO Gary Vaynerchuk, a huge New York Jets fan, also chimed in.
What’s up Tom! You may not know me but just wanted to say I’m not a big fan of yours.. in fact I bleed green 💚 and disliked plying you 37 times expect for 7 of those times … oh … and one day will buy the @nyjets and win 8 Super Bowls
Brady has been a loud and visible advocate for cryptocurrency, investing last year in FTX alongside his wife, Gisele Bündchen. And earlier this year, his sports and entertainment NFT platform Autograph raised $170 million from investors, including Andreessen Horowitz’s a16z fund and Kleiner Perkins.
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