The partnership has become a meeting between sports and cryptocurrencies.
21 October 2022 – Bitget, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced a partnership with Lionel Messi, Argentina’s iconic footballer and winner of a record seven Ballon d’Or awards.
Lionel Andrés Messi, also known as Leo Messi, is one of sports’ most popular and widely recognised stars and the winner of six Golden Boot awards. Messi will join Argentina’s national team as its captain in November for his 5th World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar this year.
Bitget, founded in 2018, is a leading cryptocurrency exchange whose key features are innovative products and social trading services. Its flagship product, Copytrading, has attracted more than 55,000 professional traders with around 1.1 million subscribers, reflecting Bitget’s long-standing efforts and achievements in crypto-social trading.
Through this partnership, Bitget will provide Bitget fans with a unique opportunity to explore Web 3 and the potential of cryptocurrency trading on the exchange.
Gracie Chen, managing director of Bitget, said: “We try to reflect the diversity and richness of our platform’s community in the partnerships we choose. We are opening up the Web 3 to sports fans and they are opening up the world of football. And on top of that, we pool our resources to help those in need.”
Over the past year, Bitget has partnered with teams and businesses that demonstrate the highest level of excellence in their industries. From Italy’s most established football club Juventus and Turkish football club Galatasaray to cybersport titan Team Spirit and premium international cybersport tournament organiser PGL, Bitget aims to provide its ecosystem with a world-class network of affiliates.
Commenting on the partnership, Chen notes: “As the World Cup approaches, Messi is set to bring new glory to Argentina. We look forward to getting to know Messi – footballer, philanthropist, activist and humanitarian. We can’t wait to get on board and start working with him to make a real, lasting impact for the future.”
“I wanted to thank Bitget for bringing me into the world of cryptocurrency. I believe we will introduce important initiatives, including introducing Web 3 to sports fans,” says Leo Messi.