Brazillian football star?Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, also known as Ronaldinho, is launching an ambitious new cryptocurrency project which aims to establish a football academy, host amateur and global league matches throughout the world, develop and manage a betting platform and marketplace, and develop digital VR stadiums that could analyze player skills and compile a blockchain database by which to create new teams.
The stadiums can be developed in 300 locations across the globe, with facilities planned for countries in Africa, S.E. Asia, additionally, the Middle East with the next thirty-six months.
The project is titled Ronaldinho Soccer Coin, formerly World Soccer Coin previously inking the partnership aided by the football superstar. Recording Ronaldinho tweeted about the project, now entering the?initial coin offering?(ICO) phase, to his 18.1 million followers.
Today I present that you great project that i’m participating in, a football coin, that is certain to bring health advantages to the sport. Access the site https://t.co/jJTySvt5qk?pic.twitter.com/uH9QILJ43c
– Ronaldinho Gacho (@ 10Ronaldinho) February 20, 2019
The roadmap states that two stadiums might be completed this July in Asia, with operations to commence prior to end of this year. An alliance has also been formed with five existing stadiums in South East Asia. The work continues with all the further continuing growth of the VR and virtual services technologies that would enhance the eSports part of the project, along with the Ronaldinho Academy will likely be launched in March 2019.
Stadiums during the Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand shall be operational in 2019 with an eSports tournament shall be held in Bangkok in July 2019. All services in terms of betting, registering in the academy, or?taking part in the VR stadium eSports, is going to be secured by?NEO?technology.
“Ever ever since i thought of retiring, I began to think about enjoying after retirement,” said Ronaldinho of his decision to partner aided by the project. “I desire to contribute to everything as much as I am able to.”
Ronaldinho is arguably one of the most high-profile sports player to go in a cryptocurrency project, although others came before him.
The ill-fated?Centra?token was endorsed by world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather, although the project ground to a halt after the SEC arrested and charged the founders with fraud among other charges.
NBA star Stephen Curry also entered the crypto space by launching his line of?CryptoKitties?trapped on video tape, re-igniting the interesting debate?round the use and progression of non-fungible digital assets. However, the CurryKitties project has since been?suspended.