Spanish and World football giants, Real Madrid have signed a deal with a UK based blockchain collectibles platform.
The blockchain platform – Fantastec SWAP is a blockchain powered football collectibles app which allows fans to meet and trade collectibles with other members who are passionate about the same things. The platform allows fans collect and trade authentic Real Madrid collectibles like autographs, videos and more on the blockchain.
Fantastec already a partner with Premier league club Arsenal and German club Borussia Dortmund is set to expand its user base and growth numbers considering Real Madrid’s widespread fan base and global audience.
According to Simon Woolard, Product development partner at Fantastec, he says:
Fantastec has developed a new approach for fans to engage in more valuable relationships with the teams and players they love, rewarding their activity in the app, and empowering them to own a genuine share of a club’s history – time stamped in and safely protected on the blockchain…At Fantastec, we are all very ambitious and have a clear vision of how we imagine sport and fan communities will evolve over the coming years. Each of our products helps us learn more and more about fan behaviour and wants.
The company goes on to say that the Fantastec app will become the number one downloadable sports app in the UK ahead of Manchester United and SkyBet apps.
On the other hand, blockchain technology continues its rapid integration into various sectors. Notably in sports, UEFA is said to be utilizing a blockchain-based ticketing system. Given this continued diffusion into these sectors, it is evident that the tech is set to revolutionize current cum traditional systems.