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US Soccer Players Can Be Collected, Traded In Tokenized Fantasy Game

07:59 Tuesday , June 30th 2020
Major League Soccer (MLS) fans will now be able to collect and trade digital cards representing league players and use them to play fantasy soccer games run by the firm Sorare.
The MLS Players Association and OneTeam Partners, the athletes’ licensing rights firm, announced on June 30 they had signed a licensing agreement with the blockchain-enabled collectibles platform. The U.S. deal comes fresh on the heels of an auction for Italian soccer club Juventus that fetched 59 ether (ETH), or $13,470, for the team’s star player, Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to the release, the agreement will bring over 700 MLS players onto Sorare’s platform, which currently includes players from the South Korean K League and teams like Juventus, Napoli and Lyon.
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