In the past couple of years, the crypto-blockchain industry has experienced an enormous surge with respect to adoption. Over the course of time, the technology has spread its branches over the financial infrastructures. It has now started targeting other industries and the industry where it is making a lot of progress in sports.
In the past year, blockchain technology has experienced a lot of expansion in the sports sector and most importantly, Football. Recently, it was one of the top football players from Japan who currently plays in AC Milan announced his partnership with a blockchain network.
He did this to launch his own NFT that would allow him to interact with his fans on an entirely different level. Then there was Gerard Pique from one of the most famous football teams “Barcelona”, who also became part of Sorare, which is a digital card collectibles game.
However, this time it is not just an individual player but the entire AC Milan club that has become part of the blockchain technology. It is one of the European football giants in the entire football sector and is looking for new ways to interact with its fans.
It has been revealed that AC Milan has acquired the services of Chiliz (CHZ) in order to launch tokens for their fans. It has been confirmed that the name of the new tokens would be $ACM and they will be listed on the Chiliz (CHZ) blockchain.
It is expected that the new AC Milan tokens ($ACM) will be launched in the coming weeks. Once launched, the users will be able to acquire the tokens and use them to purchase exclusive items through the AC Milan Portal. Furthermore, the users will also be able to use the tokens in order to take part in different interactive activities with players and the club.
By becoming part of the blockchain technology, AC Milan has now become the 20th sports organization to be part of the Chilizblockchain. At present, the Chilizblockchain is already hosting many major football clubs.
The names of some of the prominent clubs include AS Roma, Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid. In addition to the famous football clubs, the Chilizblockchain also hosts some of the famous and leading MMA organization (UFC).
For some time, the cryptocurrency industry has been providing numerous opportunities and ways for fans to interact with favorite clubs and players. One of the most prominent activities was when the fans of the Cyprus-based club were allowed to choose the first team the club was going to compete against for the friendly match.
It also allowed the fans to choose the home and away strips for the particular club for the 2020/2021 seasons.