One other main soccer membership is coming into the cryptocurrency trade by tapping a partnership with a cryptocurrency alternate.
SS Lazio, an Italian skilled sports activities membership, signed a multi-year take care of crypto buying and selling platform StormGain.
Announcing the information on Sept. 16, StormGain stated that it’s now the “official crypto buying and selling companion” of SS Lazio. In keeping with the agency, the newly introduced deal will allow StormGain and Lazio to spice up fan engagement by means of distinctive giveaways like unique VIP suite hospitality at Lazio house matches.
As a part of the initiative, StormGain might be offering entry to non-public excursions and occasions on the Stadio Olimpico — the primary and largest sports activities facility of Rome, which is the house stadium of Associazione Sportiva Roma and Lazio.
Whereas the announcement gives little info on how precisely crypto is anticipated for use inside the partnership, StormGain CEO Alex Althausen hinted that it’s a large a part of the collaboration:
“Via this sponsorship, we’re thrilled to affix the worlds of crypto buying and selling and soccer collectively and provide many thrilling advantages for our purchasers, who can win unique entry to the Roman superstars and distinctive prizes because of StormGain.”
Marco Canigiani, occasion director at SS Lazio, outlined that the partnership will reinforce the membership’s “progressive positioning,” convey extra fan tasks, in addition to assist them increase internationally.
Cointelegraph reached out to StormGain to know extra concerning the partnership with SS Lazio. This text might be up to date pending any new info.
In keeping with knowledge from CoinMarketCap, StormGain was launched in July 2019 and is a centralized alternate registered in Seychelles. The alternate facilitates the buying and selling of main cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Money (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC).
SS Lazio’s partnership will not be the membership’s first foray into blockchain and crypto. In March 2020, the soccer team partnered with Sorare, a blockchain soccer recreation supplier, to launch tokenized participant playing cards on the Ethereum blockchain.