Soccer fan tokens on the march as Poland’s biggest club adopts crypto

The unfold of blockchain-based soccer fan tokens throughout Europe continued on Monday as Poland’s most profitable soccer membership partnered with sports activities fintech agency Chiliz.

Legia Warsaw, which holds the document for probably the most variety of Polish league championship wins, will launch a token on the fan engagement and rewards platform Socios.

The LEG Fan Token is anticipated to launch within the coming months and can grant supporters voting rights on varied membership choices. Tokenholders may also be eligible to participate in unique video games, competitions and VIP experiences. The provision of LEG Fan Tokens might be capped at 5 million.

Legia Warsaw joins 21 European soccer giants to have created fan tokens on the Socios platform lately. Main soccer establishments equivalent to Lionel Messi’s FC Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s A.C. Milan have all launched club-based fan tokens on the Chiliz blockchain.

Dariusz Mioduski, CEO of Legia Warsaw, appeared optimistic about interacting with the brand new expertise provided up by blockchain and tokenization.

“Pioneering options and new applied sciences, which moreover give our followers distinctive alternatives to actively take part within the lifetime of our membership, are the precise path during which we wish to develop,” stated Mioduski, including, “We consider that the potential of the most well-liked sports activities model on this a part of Europe, which Legia Warsaw undoubtedly is, will enable to achieve many followers not solely in Poland, but additionally within the worldwide enviornment.”

The CEO and founding father of and Chiliz, Alexandre Dreyfus, welcomed Legia Warsaw onto the Socios platform and anticipated it will enhance total fan engagement.

“Very quickly Legia followers all around the globe may have a brand new solution to get nearer to the membership they love and can have the ability to affect the staff in polls, entry VIP rewards, unique promotions, chat boards and far more on,” Dreyfus stated, including, “We’re certain $LEG Fan Tokens might be a large hit with followers and grow to be a really highly effective new engagement software for the membership.”