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The British football club starts accepting Bitcoin. In addition to buying tickets, the club’s supporters will also be able to pay for food and drinks at the RAW Cargo Stadium in Oxford City using BTC via the Lightning Network.
- Oxford Football Club, UK, accepts Bitcoin
- You will be able to pay for tickets to watch games
- It will also be possible to pay for consumption inside the stadium.
- The team’s jerseys will have Bitcoin logo
The adoption of cryptocurrencies in sports will always be excellent news, since they involve new audiences in the knowledge of this form of payment.
The British sixth division football franchiseOxford City Football Club (F.C.) will become the first team in the UK to accept payments with Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. for tickets to games once the season starts on August 6.
In addition to purchasing tickets, club supporters will also be able to pay for food and beverages at the RAW Cargo Stadium atOxford City using BTC through Lightning Network a network refers to all nodes in the operation of a blockchain at any given moment in time. .
T-shirts with logo
Para hacer realidad este proyecto, el equipo se ha unido a la empresa de Bitcoin based in the Isle of Man, CoinCorner in a multi-year agreement. The back of the team’s jerseys will now feature a large logo of Bitcoin along with the company’s native branding.
The CEO of CoinCorner noted that the agreement will makeOxford City in the first football team to adopt the Bitcoin nationally, and added:
“We believe this move will set a trend across the football league divisions and beyond, as digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. establishes itself as the new normal for sports fans and event-goers across the UK.”
Justin Merritt, director of football forOxford City F.C.He noted that more than 3.3 million UK residents now have BTC, indicating an increase of one million people in the last 12 months alone. While the club’s fans don’t need to get involved with the technology, he sees payments from Bitcoin are becoming a “new normal in English football”.
It is worth noting that this is not the first European team. In May of this year, the RCD Espanyol became the first Spanish football club to accept cryptocurrencies . Currently, the team participates in the main football league in Spain: The League ‘. ElRCD Espanyol announced a partnership with Crypto Snack, based in Barcelona, which allows fans to purchase game tickets, merchandise, food and beverages through various cryptocurrencies.
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