Create your first digital wallet
This week, Manchester United took the next, big step on its journey into Web3 and digital collectibles with fans. The newly-launched collectibles.manutd.com site is where all the action will happen - including the Club’s first-ever, official digital collectible drop. But while we count down the days until the Big Reveal, it’s time to get match-fit and fully prepared.Right now you can open your first-ever digital wallet for free, thanks to United’s official blockchain, Tezos. Your digital wallet is just like a scrapbook, which you can use to store United’s digital collectibles. It helps you to trade with fans and build your Web3 history with the Club.
This article will show you how to create your first digital wallet.
Remember: Manchester United’s first digital collectible will be a gift to fans. And that gift comes with added rewards, including exclusive discounts at United Direct and digital events with club legends.
Visit collectibles.manutd.com and click 'Register' to kick things off. On the site, you’ll also find tons of new information about United’s digital collectibles, including in-depth FAQs and more.
Once you’ve clicked ‘Register’, add your preferred email address when prompted. You’ll be contacted on this email when your wallet is ready and it’s time to claim your free digital collectible gift.
If you were one of those fans who joined us early on this adventure, and you’ve already registered for collectible updates previously on manutd.com, use the same address to keep going.
Next, hit ‘Create my wallet' to keep going. If you’re already exploring Web3 and have a digital wallet that is compatible with the Tezos blockchain, click ‘I already have a Tezos wallet’ and choose from the available options.
There are no passwords to remember or usernames to forget. You can create using your preferred social media account in one click. Choosing from the options available and connect your social media account when prompted. Almost there!
That's it! Your first digital wallet is being created and an email will be sent to the address used in Step 2 when it’s time to claim your first digital collectible.
WHAT ELSE CAN I DO WITH MY DIGITAL WALLET?
Within your digital wallet, you can explore what makes each United collectible special, including the traits and rarities that underpin its characteristics and unlock rewards. It’s also where you can store XTZ - the cryptocurrency of the Club’s official blockchain, Tezos.
Each digital wallet is a safe, secure vault of important memories you’ve collected across Web3 and the Tezos blockchain. And United’s first digital collectible is just the start. New drops, new rewards and new digital moments that strengthen your connection with us are coming. To be ready, you’ll need a Tezos digital wallet.
For more on what’s to come, including sneak peeks at how United’s first digital collectible will look and the benefits you can unlock, join the chat on the Club’s official Discord channel – now the biggest official club channel in the Premier League!
Manchester United’s officially licensed Digital Collectibles, powered by Tezos and brought to you by Tezos ecosystem companies, are a form of cryptoasset. Manchester United Digital Collectibles have been issued as a collectible item and not an investment. However, it is important that you keep in mind that:
1. Manchester United Digital Collectibles are not currently regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK and are not covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme;
2. The value of Manchester United Digital Collectibles is variable and can go down as well as up;
3. Tax may be payable on any profits made on the sale of Manchester United Digital Collectibles; and
4. For those Digital Collectibles which require purchase, the decision to purchase Manchester United Digital Collectibles requires careful thought and consideration. You should seek independent financial advice if you are in doubt. You should not purchase any cryptoassets if you do not fully understand the nature of your purchase and the risks involved.