Tigres Femenil and Angel City FC sign a historic transfer for Stefany Ferrer. Both institutions agreed that the payment method for the soccer player would be through cryptocurrencies.
In this sense, Tigres Femenil announced, through a statement, that it closed a historic transfer with Angel City FC for the soccer player Stefany Ferrer.
«We thank Stefany for her commitment and professionalism shown with the team throughout these six months in which she was with us. Time in which he managed to connect with the fans of Tigres Femenil».
On the one hand, it became the first transfer from Liga MX Femenil to the National Womens Soccer League (NWSL). On the other hand, it is that, for the first time in women’s soccer, the payment method was through cryptocurrencies.
Tigres Femenil sets trends
That’s right, the UANL team decided to make an international transfer with the National Women’s Soccer League so that the player Stefany Ferrer arrives at Angel City FC.
“I have loved this experience with Tigres, I carry their fans in my heart, today I have to leave for Los Angeles with great emotion and live an experience where I will continue my path as a professional player”, commented Stefany Ferrer, former player of Tigres and today member of Angel City FC.
After all, the news got out official on the Tigres page this Monday, January 31. The signing is the first transfer between a Mexican club and the NWSL in history, which gives more importance to this event.
«Today we continue to make history. Tigres Femenil confirms the transfer of Stefany Ferrer to Angel City FC. Also, it is the first time that a cryptocurrency is used as a payment method.».
By the way, the institution also reported that said transfer was possible thanks to the fact that the club has Bitso as a sponsor. A Mexican platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies.
«Our main goal at Bitso is to make cryptocurrencies a useful, reliable and secure technology. This initiative is just one more step in our journey to transform financial services in Mexico and throughout Latin America.».
For his part, Mauricio Culebro, president of Tigres, indicated that since they announced the sponsorship of Bitso they were clear that it was necessary to take the first step towards new technological platforms. What was achieved with the transfer of the player through cryptocurrencies.
As a curious fact, the amount of the transfer was not confirmed by the club or by Bitso.
Let’s get to know the Club a little
In short, the Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Femenil, or simply Tigres de la UANL Femenil, is a women’s soccer team that participates in the Women’s First Division of Mexico.
Meanwhile, on December 5, 2016, Enrique Bonilla, president of the First Division of Mexico, announced the creation of a professional league for women.
Then, on January 14, 2017, the Tigres UANL club announced through its website and its social networks, the call for the scouts to be part of the women’s team, officially creating the club. The team had its debut on May 3, 2017.
For its part, Angel City FC is an American women’s soccer club that plans to join the National Women’s Soccer League and begin play this year. It is based in Los Angeles, California and was founded on July 21, 2020.
By way of closing, Stefany Ferrer expressed: «What a thrill to be part of this club. Very grateful for the opportunity! Now it’s time to fly».
I say goodbye with this phrase from Jack Dorsey: «It’s time to opt for something that is open, transparent and for everyone».