Turin Soccer Club Juventus To Issue Fan Token
Juventus, a soccer club from Turin and a multiple champion of Italy, will release its tokens in Q1 2019, allowing its fans to be heard, according to the official press release.
This season, Juventus, which has one of the world's most famous soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo in its squad, signed a cooperation agreement with the Socios.com startup aiming to issue the "Juventus Official Fan Token", which will be distributed via the Fan Token Offering (FTO).
The Turin team has an extensive audience of fans worldwide, a part of which can be called active participants in social networks. In this regard, the representatives decided to allow their non-European supporters to influence the life of the club.
The Juventus token will be traded on the Socios platform in pair with the CHZ token allowing fans to vote in the mobile application, which will be launched soon as well. They will be able to take part in the voting, organized by the club, which will connect the team and its fans emotionally.
The company is always cautious about innovations, but hopes to increase the number of its fans throughout the world together with Socios.com, Giorgio Ricci, the club employee, stated.
For Socios.com, it is not the first experience of collaboration with soccer clubs. Two weeks earlier the company started cooperation with Paris Saint-Germain for the same purpose – to organize the Fan Token Offering. The representatives of the startup plan to involve up to 50 soccer clubs.