Tag Archives: Football

Bitcoin Data Giant CoinMarketCap Sponsors Major Israeli Football Club

Crypto price-tracking website CoinMarketCap is sponsoring the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, an Israeli soccer team. And Israel’s most famous footballer, Yossi Benayoun, is a bitcoin investor. Benayoun retired from Beitar Jerusalem last month. Continue reading Bitcoin Data Giant CoinMarketCap Sponsors Major Israeli Football Club

Brazilian Football Club Avaí to Launch Cryptocurrency

Just days after French soccer giant Paris Saint-Germain football club (PSG) announced its own cryptocurrency, complete with an initial coin offering (ICO), Brazil’s Avaí Football Club has come up with a similar plan. Continue reading Brazilian Football Club Avaí to Launch Cryptocurrency

Football Legend Luís Figo is the Newest Athlete to Promote an ICO

Legendary football star Luís Figo has become the latest athlete to turn initial coin offering (ICO) promoter. The Portuguese footballer — winner of both the 2000 Ballon d’Or and the 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year awards — has signed on to serve as brand ambassador for Stryking Entertainment, whose platform, Football-Stars, seeks to tokenize fantasy sports. Continue reading Football Legend Luís Figo is the Newest Athlete to Promote an ICO

Collector Courts Bitcoin Millionaires

Cryptocurrency proponents and skeptics alike have compared the nascent asset class to digital baseball cards, so it makes sense that the world’s highest-grossing baseball card auction will accept Bitcoin as payment. The seller is Evan Mathis, a former lineman who played 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), and the item is a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, graded Mint 9 by memorabilia authenticator PSA. Continue reading Collector Courts Bitcoin Millionaires