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?
Filipino boxing champion The Honorable Manny Dapidran Pacquiao has finally launched the long awaited celebrity cryptocurrency, hence becoming the first popular professional boxer to own a private token and also the first to join the blockchain and Bitcoin ring. The boxer who at the same time a politician serving as a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives and a Chair of the Senate Public Works, rolled out his own token during the event that took place in the City of Manila where more than two thousand of his fans graced the function with their presence.
Since last year, we have seen a lot of sports companies including Juventus, the Miami Dolphins, Gibraltar’s semi-professional team, and others, jump onto the bandwagon of Blockchain and cryptocurrency.
In a bid to promote cryptocurrency adoption and utility, digital currency payment solution platform UTRUST partnered with Portuguese Primeira Liga Football Champions S.L Benfica, in order to allow the use of cryptocurrency for the purchase of ticket and merchandise sold directly from the Benfica website.