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Soccer Fan Tokens Spread Across Europe As Poland’s Legia Warsaw Partners With Chiliz

The blockchain-based soccer fan tokens have spread across Europe as Poland’s most successful soccer club Legia Warsaw partnered with sports fintech firm Chiliz.

It has been reported that Legia Warsaw, which holds the record for the most number of Polish league championship wins, will launch a token on the fan engagement and rewards platform Socios.

However, the LEG Fan Token is expected to launch in the coming months and will grant supporters voting rights on various club decisions.

The report said that token holders will also be eligible to take part in exclusive games, competitions, and VIP experiences. The supply of LEG Fan Tokens will be capped at 5 million.

Chiliz is sweeping across the Football industry as fan tokens are becoming the latest trend. Poland’s @LegiaWarsawEN is the latest club to partner with the blockchain firm. — Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) February 23, 2021

It has been analyzed that Legia Warsaw joins 21 European football giants to have created fan tokens on the Socios platform recently. Major soccer institutions such as 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, said:

“Pioneering solutions and new technologies, which additionally give our fans unique opportunities to actively participate in the life of our club, are the exact direction in which we want to develop. We believe that the potential of the most popular sports brand in this part of Europe, which Legia Warsaw undoubtedly is, will allow to gain many fans not only in Poland, but also in the international arena.”

Likewise, Alexandre Dreyfus, the CEO and founder of and Chiliz, welcomed Legia Warsaw onto the Socios platform and anticipated it would increase overall fan engagement.

Dreyfus said:

“Very soon Legia fans all around the world will have a new way to get closer to the club they love and will be able to influence the team in polls, access VIP rewards, exclusive promotions, chat forums and much more on”

Thus, he added:

“We’re sure $LEG Fan Tokens will be a massive hit with fans and become a very powerful new engagement tool for the club.”

Source: Cointelegraph



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