English premier league football giant Manchester city joins a list of other soccer clubs such as Barcelona FC and PSG who are already using their own digital tokens. The club recently announced the launch of its own $CITY Fan Token. In this way, fan tokens seem to invade football.
Popular football clubs are looking to establish as close communication with their fans as possible. For this reason, many of them have issued their own fan tokens to get their supporters involved in the club activity. Now, the last year winner of the Turkish Süper Lig is planning to have their token as well.
Leading cryptocurrency-based sportsbook Sportsbet.io has signed a one-year contract with Southampton Football Club to be the new main club shirt branding partner, replacing its former Chinese partner LD Sports.
Coinidol.com, the world blockchain news outlet, has launched a new project called "Coinidol Expert Club", that will help new names to rise among well-known world experts in the field of Blockchain, Bitcoin and Financial technologies. The names of experts, that enter the club, will become popular among the readers from 174 countries of the world that visit Coinidol.com 1 million times per month. The best members of Coinidol Expert Club will be quoted by authors of editorial articles on Coinidol.
Watford Football Club, who plays in England’s top division of football, have come together with their jersey sponsor, crypto sportsbook Sportsbet.io, to announce a first crytocurrency-themed meetup at the end of the English Premier League 2019/20 season.
Juventus Football Team will introduce digital collectible cards that will be sold through a blockchain platform. Fans will be able to collect and trade tokens for relevant club players, such as Cristiano Ronaldo.
The giant Spanish Football club recently revealed it is building its own cryptocurrency to be used by fans to access club goodies. In a recent press release FC Barcelona team captain Lionel Messi featured alongside the CEO of the startup who developed the cryptocurrency to launch the project.
Most football teams around the world are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Now, one of the Turkish teams is planning to release its token in Q1 2020. Sports, especially football, are becoming digital, who's next to embrace the blockchain technology?