Ex-Manchester United Player Charged With Crypto Fraud

Retired Brazilian midfielder Anderson is one of eight people alleged to have been involved in a R$35 million ($6.5 million) money laundering operation.

People  ·  24 August 2021

Watford FC Sports Dogecoin Logo in Sponsorship Deal Worth Almost $1M

The Shibu Inu meme-inspired crypto's logo appears on Watford's shirts as part of a sponsorship deal with

News  ·  16 August 2021

Lionel Messi’s Paris St. Germain Transfer Included Crypto Fan Tokens

Messi's signing-on fee for the French club included an undisclosed number of fan tokens provided by

News  ·  12 August 2021

Lionel Messi NFT Collection Set for Launch

Lionel Messi will be celebrated in his first authenticated NFT collection, "The Messiverse."

News  ·  4 August 2021

AS Roma Football Club Signs $42M Deal With Blockchain Fintech Zytara Labs

The soccer team's famous red and yellow shirts will bear the branding of the DigitalBits blockchain, whose foundation is supporting the partnership.

Business  ·  27 July 2021

Watford FC Signs Sponsorship Deal With Crypto Betting Platform

The partnership extends Watford's association with crypto-related firms, following its prior sponsorship by

Business  ·  22 July 2021
Funding Rounds

Blockchain-Based Fantasy Soccer Platform Sorare to Raise $532M in Funding: Report

The NFT company’s valuation could exceed $3.8 billion, according to unnamed sources mentioned in a Business Insider article.

News  ·  15 July 2021

Manchester City to Release NFT Collection Marking Premier League Title

The collection will be available on NFT marketplace MakersPlace the day after the soccer team receives the Premier League trophy.

News  ·  20 May 2021
Sponsorship Becomes Official Sponsor of Italy’s Soccer Cup Final

The crypto exchange is sponsoring the Coppa Italia final between Atalanta and Juventus on May 19.

Business  ·  6 May 2021

Soccer Player Ifunanyachi Achara the Latest Sports Pro to Take Salary in Bitcoin

The Nigeria-born Toronto FC forward sends some of his bitcoin home to help his family avoid surging inflation rates in Africa’s largest economy.

Business  ·  3 May 2021

Soccer Icon Pelé Becomes Latest Sports Star to Enter NFT Craze

The Pelé NFTs are launching on Ethernity Chain, which also has deals with baseball star Fernando Tatis Jr. and others.

Business  ·  16 April 2021

Benchmark Leads $50M Round for Digital Soccer Collectibles Platform Sorare

Accel Partners and soccer star Rio Ferdinand also joined the Series A investment round.

Business  ·  25 February 2021

Bitcoin Entrepreneur May Bail Out Ailing UK Soccer Club

Jonathan Rowland, founder of bitcoin finance app Mode, may make a bid for struggling British soccer club Wigan Athletic.

Business  ·  1 December 2020

FC Barcelona’s Token Sale Hit $1.3M Cap in Under 2 Hours

The tokens will be earned by Barcelona fans who participate in club decisions, such as deciding on a new mural for the first team changing room.

Business  ·  25 June 2020
South Korea

South Korean Soccer League Tokenizes Players for Fantasy Football Game

A new licensing agreement between the South Korean soccer league and Sorare will bring on over 400 K League players on to the fantasy soccer platform.

News  ·  18 June 2020