Bitcoin Data Giant CoinMarketCap Sponsors Major Israeli Football Club

Samantha Chang
Bitcoin price tracking website CoinMarketCap is now an official sponsor of a major Israeli soccer team, Beitar Jerusalem Football Club. | Source: Luke Wagman/Twitter

By CCN: Crypto price-tracking website CoinMarketCap is sponsoring the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, an Israeli soccer team. And Israel’s most famous footballer, Yossi Benayoun, is a bitcoin investor. Benayoun retired from Beitar Jerusalem last month.

Beitar Jerusalem Scores CoinMarketCap Sponsorship

Luke Wagman, the CEO of CoinMarketCap, proudly touted the news on Twitter. A giddy Wagman even suggested that CoinMarketCap’s sporty new uniforms brought Beitar Jerusalem some good luck in a friendly match against Madrid.

“Thrilled to be featured on the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club’s uniforms yesterday in their match versus Atlético Madrid. They won 2-1! It is exciting to see crypto getting more mainstream attention.”

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Crypto price tracking platform CoinMarketCap is sponsoring the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club. | Source: Luke Wagman/Twitter

Blockchain executive Alexandre Dreyfus congratulated Wagman, saying this is the just the beginning.

Dreyfus tweeted: “Football and crypto ;) Getting there.”


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