Crypto.com (CRO) signs a multi-year partnership with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

Crypto.com takes on Paris Saint-Germain

Decidedly, cryptocurrency exchange platforms greatly appreciate the visibility that the sports industry can offer them.

After brilliant partnerships with Formula 1, theUltimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the National Hockey League (NHL) or the Italian football championship, the Crypto.com (CRO) platform has just got closer to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

In a press release, Crypto.com announces that it has concluded a multi-year agreement with the famous football club. Thus, Crypto.com becomes the official “crypto-partner” of the Parisian club and this collaboration will result in several elements.

First of all, exclusive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will be available in the near future on Crypto.com’s NFT marketplace, namely Crypto.com/NFT.

In addition – and this would be a world first for a partnership of this scale – a significant (but unspecified) portion of the sponsorship fee will be paid to PSG in CRO tokens, the native cryptocurrency of the Crypto.com ecosystem.

“Our mission from day one has been to accelerate the world’s transition to crypto-currencies. We do this by finding the best partners in the world, and Paris Saint-Germain is no slouch,” said Kris Marszalek, co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com.

A club already very crypto-friendly

Paris Saint-Germain is no stranger to the world of cryptocurrencies. So this partnership with Crypto.com is not that surprising when you look at the club’s history with the industry.

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In early 2020, the legendary French club launched its own cryptocurrency through a collaboration with Socios.com. A fan token that allows fans to participate in certain decisions made by the football club.

Last month, the football world learned that Lionel Messi was joining Paris Saint-Germain and that part of his salary would be paid in tokens PSG.

An announcement that materialized in a consequent increase in the price of the PSG token, in addition to proving once again the club’s commitment to the development of crypto-assets.

For Marc Armstrong, director of partnerships at Paris Saint-Germain, this deal with Crypto.com once again shows that the club is a true pioneer in areas such as digital, e-sports and lifestyle.

“This is an exciting time for crypto-currencies and we look forward to working with Crypto.com to offer new experiences to all the club’s fans,” he added.

Naturally, the PSG token is now available for trading on Crypto.com’s platform, and the announcement of the partnership was accompanied by a nearly 10% rise in its price within a few hours.

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