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Socios.com adds Galatasaray to European club portfolio

LISBON, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 21: Galatasaray fans cheer before the start of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 - Second Leg match between SL Benfica and Galatasaray at Estadio da Luz on February 21, 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Galatasaray Sports Club has become the first Turkish club to partner Socios.com, the first application of its kind to offer blockchain-based fan tokens.

Socios.com fan tokens allow supporters to participate in fan votes and have a say in the decisions about the club.

Galatasaray board member Dorukhan Acar, said: “This new collaboration will create a new world of opportunities for us in terms of fan interaction and our reach to our global fan base, but it will be another important milestone in our digital transformation strategy.”

Socios.com chief executive and founder Alexandre Dreyfus, added: “We are pleased to present the fans tokens to millions of fans by going to a business partnership with Galatasaray, the giant of the Turkish football world. This partnership represents another giant step towards making cryptocurrency units and Chiliz [the official, exclusive cryptocurrency fueling the Socios.com fan voting platform] available to millions of supporters around the world.”

Socios.com also partners with leading European clubs Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, West Ham United, AS Roma and Atlético Madrid.