Barcelona president Joan Laporta announced that they would build their Metaverse and move Barcelona to the Metaverse world. It will help them enter the world of cryptocurrencies to help the club survive financially.
Shortly after Joan Laporta was elected president of Barcelona in March 2021, she announced that the Catalan team owed over 1 Billion Euros.
Noting that there are no big companies or shareholders behind the club, Laporta said that they plan to create their cryptocurrency and launch a series of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) for the economic survival of Barcelona.
Stating that several crypto companies have contacted the club about a potential partnership, Joan Laporta emphasized that they rejected this approach to develop their digital currencies and emphasized the importance of having a high imagination to earn additional income outside of football.
“Player contracts have clauses about the NFT world and Metaverse.”
Moving Barcelona to the Metaverse world
Laporta demonstrated his vision at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, stating that the club is taking steps to create a metaverse full of digital assets unique to the Blaugrana brand.
Laporta, Head of the Catalan team, said, “We are developing our Metaverse base, so we refused to be associated with any cryptocurrency company.
We want to create our cryptocurrency. Because we have to survive financially through the sports industry, these conditions push us to be innovative, creative, bold.
Furthermore, it forces us to be one step ahead in many areas within the sports industry.” used the phrases.
Joan Laporta said, “We are a modern club that keeps up with the new media. Our players’ contracts have clauses regarding the NFT world and the Metaverse. We want to create growth opportunities.
Additionally, our goal is to win championships and make our fans happy, but we have to take advantage of the opportunities in the sports sector. It is an economic survival matter.” he said.
We want to create our cryptocurrency. Because we have to survive financially through the sports industry, these conditions push us to be innovative, creative, bold. And it forces us to be one step ahead in many areas within the sports industry.” used the phrases.