The deal has been signed for a span of two years and will allow Monaco’s fans to trade and play the fantasy game by using digital cards of the team’s players.
“We are delighted to welcome Sorare as one of our partners, It is an original and innovative way of connecting AS Monaco fans with the club and the players on an increasingly renowned platform, which fits perfectly with our digital development. This arrival in the NFT world will also give the club exposure to a fast-growing market and an opening to a new audience. We are looking forward to the start of this collaboration,” said Vice President and CEO of AS Monaco.
The deal will see the cards use blockchain technology enhancing the authenticity and rarity of certain collectibles.
Nicolas Julia, CEO, and Co-Founder of Sorare said, “NFTs are the future of global sports fandom because they allow fans to come together and to feel ownership of the sports they love. This partnership isn’t just a sign of Sorare’s growing leadership in the NFT sports space, it is a major signal of intent by the sporting world that it sees Sorare’s unique ability to connect fans with sports through NFTs as a crucial part of their plans for the future. AS Monaco is one of the best clubs in the world, home to some of the most exciting clubs and footballers on earth. We are looking forward to working together in the years ahead.”
Monaco has currently acquired the 19th spot in the Ligue 1 points table with one point in three games.