Liverpool players join the fantasy soccer game Sorare

IN BRIEF

  • Sorare, the fantasy soccer game announces a licensing agreement with Liverpool FC.
  • The partnership will result in a series of trading cards representing the players.

The Liverpool club arrives on the crypto genius with the fantasy soccer game Sorare.

Liverpool joins Sorare

Sorare is a fantasy soccer game where users can collect cards with the effigy of professional players and use them to make up their own team.

On January 5, Sorare unveiled the signing of a licensing agreement with Liverpool allowing the startup to exploit the image of the club’s players in its game. It remains to be seen at what price the unique card of Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah will be sold. Sorare announced the news :

It’s official: the Premier League champion joins Sorare. With the arrival of Liverpool, we now have the current champions of the top five European leagues.

Looking back on the year 2020

Sorare has sold approximately $6.7 million in professional player cards. The site’s trading volume increased from 25,000 euros in December 2019 to $1.7 million in December 2020.

Kylian Mbappé’s single card holds the sales record of $65,700. Another record, the card featuring Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes sold for $62,000 in December.

According to the analysis site Nonfungible.com, users made about 100,000 transactions worth 16,000 ETH in 2020.