Benfica announced today that “it will be the first Portuguese club to launch a fan token on the Socios.com app, the world’s leading application of blockchain technology for fan interaction and prizes,” noting that details will be Announced in due course.
In the same news, on the official website, there is an explanation of what is dangerous. “Fan Tokens are digital assets that allow sports fans to access new digital services offered by their favorite clubs. Over 1.5 million users from 167 countries have downloaded the Socios.com app and Fan Token holders can vote in Influence their favourite teams, win prizes, VIP experiences and access exclusive games, matches and offers right on the app. Thanks to this new partnership, Benfica supporters will have the opportunity to join one of the biggest players in sport A community of skills and interactivity. Benfica is a partner of Socios.com, home to more than 150 of the world’s largest sports organisations. Socios.com’s extensive network includes big names such as: Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, Varen West Asia, Atlético de Madrid, Manchester City, Arsenal, SC Corinthians, Flamengo, São Paulo FC, Vasco da Gama, FPF and UEFA. Over 50 major North American sports from NBA, NHL and NFL Brands, MMA gear from the UFC, several Formula 1 teams, and leaders from the esports world are also part of the Socios.com group. Socios.com expects to hold at least 500 this year for its growing community of fan token holders votes, allowing them to influence fan-centric decisions, from jersey design to team jersey numbers and celebratory songs. Socios.com will also reward more fans than ever before, with up to 17,000 fans able to watch by 2022 Live matches of their favorite clubs. Fan Token holders will also receive exclusive digital rewards including NFTs, in addition to merchandise and match kits. Socios.com will launch exclusively for Fan Token holders by launching on mobile Launched various sports games to increase in-app gamification.
In the words of Benfica CEO Domingos Suarez de Oliveira: “Benfica has always been committed to seeking and delivering a positive experience for our huge global fan base, including members and supporters. We have always been very Focusing on digital assets, this market has recently had an impact on our industry. We are very pleased with our partnership with Sócios.com, the ideal partner to develop our token and bring the Benfica family together around the world.”
In the words of Chiliz and Socios.com CEO Alexandre Dreyfus: «We are delighted to welcome Benfica, the most successful club in Portuguese football history, to Socios.com. Having established a truly world-class partner network, our current focus is on adding more functionality and interaction opportunities for Fan Token holders. We look forward to creating new experiences for Benfica and their passionate fans around the world. “