By Cody Alderton
Caroline Wozniacki is the latest superstar athlete to join the blockchain revolution, and she certainly won’t be the last. Forbes recently released an article about #2 ranked female tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki, and her latest exploration into the blockchain space.
“So where next to maximise her profile and income? Yes, blockchain of course and her ‘ambassadorial role’ with health app Lympo.”
We are beginning to see athletes quietly make their way into various roles within the blockchain world, however at this point, only a few brave individuals have taken those steps. We are looking forward to a time when athletes and blockchain companies are more synonymous, but until then, we will commend those already on the train!
Lionel Messi, global soccer phenomenon became a brand ambassador for Sirin Labs, a blockchain company whose vision is to become the world’s leader in secure open source consumer electronics. This is no small feat for Sirin Labs, as a post from Messi on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn is worth an estimated $500,000 each!
Floyd “Money” Mayweather showed his interest in blockchain in a couple of occasions on his social media when he posted Instagram photos promoting the Stox.com ICO and Hubii Network’s ICO. In Mayweather’s post about Hubii Network, he briefly describes the company saying, “Smart contracts for sports?!” It is easy to see the strategic partnership opportunities between Floyd and Hubii Network.
The Fan Controlled Football League is the perfect home for athletes looking to be more involved with blockchain and cryptocurrency. For any athletes looking to get involved, the FCFL is perhaps their best opportunity. Which athletes do you think are best suited to partner with the FCFL? Let us know as we continue to bring you a league that is truly powered by the FANS!