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Tigres de México will accept bitcoin for the purchase of football League tickets

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The cryptocurrency exchange, Name is the new sponsor of the Tigres team of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León (UANL) that competes in the highest division of soccer in Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will explore new opportunities to integrate payments with bitcoin (BTC) for the purchase of tickets, purchase souvenirs in the Club store and even for players to receive their salary in digital assets.

«Name seeks to take risks to positively transform the industry in which it is located, “said Felipe Vallejo, director of the exchange, in a statement sent to the email of CriptoNoticias.

Their plans may bear new fruit soon, now that they have approached one of the five soccer teams with the largest and most loyal fans in Mexico. Is about virgin territory regarding the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

For its part, the Tigres board of directors seeks that its fans have more options to access the services they offer, as expressed by the team managers this Wednesday in a transmission and Space the Twitter.

We have come together to build the ecosystem of Tigres focused on cryptocurrencies and that is why we work so that very soon they are accepted in our virtual store, to pay for food and drinks inside the stadium, and also for the purchase of tickets.

Carlos Valenzuela, marketing manager of Tigres UANL.

In your statement, Name points out that the union between both companies opens the way for the bitcoin industry and fintech companies gain spaces in soccer in Mexico, the most popular sport in the country.

“We are ready to innovate, since this alliance will generate a significant number of initiatives that will mark a before and after in the world of sports sponsorships in Mexico,” said José Molina, Vice President of Marketing at Name.

To celebrate the alliance, Name promised Tigres fans a bitcoin as a giftHowever, he did not give details of what they must do to win it, he only said that it will be necessary to register on the platform and keep an eye on the company’s official Twitter and Instagram.

The exchange de bitcoin Of Mexican origin, it has an app called Bitso Alpha to trade with Mexican pesos and place orders in BTC, ether (ETH), XRP and Decentraland’s MANA token. Other cryptocurrencies are also listed on its platform, as reported by CriptoNoticias.

In your Alpha app, now Name has also listed to the Chiliz (CHZ) token, the asset of the Socios platform, which they have used various soccer teams to launch their fan token. Barcelona is one of them, as well as Juventus, Atlético Madrid, PSG, and West Ham, all with a plan to strengthen ties with fans through their own tokens.