Naomi Osaka is the latest celebrity athlete to join Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire.
- "In addition to becoming an FTX global ambassador, Osaka will receive an equity stake in FTX Trading Limited and will be receiving compensation in crypto," a press release said Monday.
- Osaka's first crypto venture came last August, when the tennis champ released a non-fungible token (NFT) collection in partnership with DraftKings.
- As part of the deal, Osaka will wear the FTX logo during future competitions, according to a press release.
- Osaka is the first major female athlete to join FTX’s sports ambassador campaign. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen joined FTX as its environmental and social initiatives adviser in June 2021.
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