- Kevin-Prince Boateng and his fiancée Valentina Fradegrada are the first couple to marry in the metaverse.
- The wedding happened on June 11 and was a limited edition NFTs.
- Boateng has married for the third time.
The first-ever metaverse wedding finally happened after Kevin-Prince Boateng, a former AC Milan midfielder, married Italian model Valentina Fradegrada.
The news was announced on Twitter by Over the Reality:
The first wedding in our Metaverse!— Over the Reality (@OVRtheReality) June 11, 2022
Congratulations, @KPBofficial and Valentina!! 💕#metaverse #overthereality #comeonovrt #wedding #marriage pic.twitter.com/P5gctBK06Y
A tweet by Over the Reality shared an insight about the wedding:
When a man loves a woman he would go to great lengths to show his love. That’s what @KPBofficial did for his bride-to-be. 💕@Bundesliga_EN’s “Prince” arranged to have his wedding in @OVRtheReality’s metaverse – a specially designed space, by OVER 🥰.— Over the Reality (@OVRtheReality) June 8, 2022
As per the news, the celebrity wedding occurred on June 11 over the metaverse.
The celebration was available as a limited edition NFTs on OpenSea for a short duration. The former Ghana international said:
I wanted to do something special for Valentina, something nobody had ever done. And thanks to Over, we can celebrate our love like no one has done before, in a space location.
The wedding invitation was a unique animated video displaying a statue of the couple:
YES! I can finally show you the artwork I’ve made for @KPBofficial & @VFradegrada ‘s wedding event in the @OVRtheReality metaverse 😍😍
This will be the official NFT invitation 👀
Congrats guys! pic.twitter.com/AwmbJfbDoX
— DɅRK (@francescodvrk) June 9, 2022
Coming to his career has always been fascinating. Boateng has played for some of Europe’s biggest clubs like AC Milan and Barcelona. Sport Bild recently asked him about his former managers, and he gave a glowing review of Jurgen Klopp following the player’s nine appearances for Borussia Dortmund in 2009.
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He’s a great guy and also a great coach. Most of the time, you only have one or the other – Klopp has both! He knows how to grab you. I don’t know how he does it, but he gets it done. That’s why every team will do everything for him.
He also praised Massimiliano Allegri during his time at AC Milan, where he played 100 times. Boateng said:
We had a good time together, and he’s grown so much since then. Those results prove he’s a great coach.
When asked about his time under Roberto di Matteo at Schalke, he replied:
The disappointment with Di Matteo grew quickly – not just for me, but for the whole team. No tension, no aggressiveness, no emotions – he stood on the edge of the field and radiated that certain nothing.