Historic contract: Lionel Messi signing with PSG includes cryptocurrencies

Historic contract Lionel Messi signing with PSG includes cryptocurrencies

A new ‘era’ in sports and finance. The contract of with the (PSG) includes ‘Fan Tokens’, reported this Thursday its new team, according to which the inclusion of those digital assets “Create an immediate link” between the player and the millions of fans around the world.

At the moment, the exact number of tokens that Rosario received is unknown, although what is known is that this transfer has caused the price of this token to skyrocket. At 12:45 this Thursday, the token was changed to 41.11 dollars (35.01 euros), although it touched 49.9 dollars (42.5 euros) last Monday, more than double what it was worth on the 3rd of August, when its price stood at $ 22.47 (19.14 euros).

The ‘Fan Tokens’ are digital assets created on the Chiliz $ CHZ blockchain, which allow sports fans to access a wide range of advantages linked to clubs and organizations.

More than 40 top-level sports organizations use this platform to retain their fans. The list includes clubs such as FC Barcelona, ​​Juventus, AC Milan, Manchester City, Arsenal, Atlético de Madrid, AS Roma, Galatasaray and the national teams of Argentina and Portugal.

PSG reaps the fruits of its innovative approach and I am convinced that it will be the beginning of a new trend whereby Fan Tokens and partners.com will play an increasingly important role at the highest sporting level.”Said in the statement Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and partners.com, the company that created the Fan Tokens.

The club recalled this Thursday that in 2018 it was the first sports brand to be associated with partners.com and stressed that it is the first time that ‘Fan Tokens’ are included in a contract of that size, for which the net salary has not been provided player’s annual.

According to ‘Le Parisien’, he will receive 41 million euros, although that same newspaper publishes that the PSG He has denied that amount, to which would have to be added about 40 million for the transfer bonus. If he accepts the additional year, the total budget planned for the player would rise to 163 million.

The specialized website Transfermarkt highlighted on Thursday that the current value of the forward, 34 years old and six times Golden Ball, is around 80 million euros.

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