Representatives of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) announced that tickets for yesterday’s match of the European super Cup, which in Tallinn competed Spanish teams real and Atletico, was 100% sold via a special blockchain app for iOS and Android devices.
Among the advantages of such a decision in UEFA said the speed and safety of transactions and the impossibility of re-selling the same ticket. After buying tickets, the system checks them using a Bluetooth connection with devices of the visitors at the entrance to the stadium.
This is not the first case of the sale of tickets for UEFA using blockchain apps: in may the system was tested in the Europa League final in Lyon, so when the tickets for the match between Atletico Madrid and French Marseille acquired 50% of the audience.
Recall that a semi-Gibraltar United will become the world’s first football club, whose players will receive a salary in bitcoin. Also in January, a Turkish Amateur team Harunustaspor stated that the first among football clubs paid for players cryptocurrency.