Italian Professional football club, Associazione Sportiva Roma (A.S. Roma), has announced that it will launch an “official Fan Token” in partnership with Socios.
Socios is a platform that allows sporting clubs to distribute digital tokens that facilitate voting rights, rewards, and exclusive merchandise offers. Other soccer clubs currently offering Fan Tokens through Socios include Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, and West Ham United.
A.S. Roma Becomes Latest Soccer Club to Issue “Fan Token”
From Autumn onwards, fans of the club will be able to influence decisions regarding the naming of a club facility, choose a player to feature in a live Q&A on Twitter, and select pre-match activities at the Stadio Olimpico. The club also indicated that additional matters will be made available for fans to vote on “in due course.”
Francesco Calvo, the chief revenue officer of A.S. Roma, applauded the partnership, stating:
"Thanks to Socios .com’s blockchain platform we can guarantee new opportunities to our fan base around the world, giving them the possibility to interact in an innovative way with their favorite team."