FC Barcelona partners with European crypto exchange, WhiteBIT

Adeniyi Odukoya
FC Barcelona partners with Europe's biggest crypto exchange

FC Barcelona has announced that it has reached an international collaboration deal with WhiteBit, a significant cryptocurrency exchange in Europe. WhiteBIT becomes the Official Cryptocurrency Exchange partner of FC Barcelona for three seasons up to June 30, 2025

The La Liga giants have secured more international partnerships in recent months, and the latest collaboration with the crypto firm is part of the plan to improve the Club’s finances. Earlier this year, FC Barcelona finalized a partnership deal with Spotify, the popular music platform.

WhiteBIT is a popular European cryptocurrency exchange offering a secure and understandable model that ensures customers buy, sell, and trade digital assets without discomfort or distress.

FC Barcelona partners with Europe's biggest crypto exchange
FC Barcelona partners with WhiteBIT
image source: FC Barcelona

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The intention of WhitBIT is to improve the interface governing selling, purchasing, and trading digital tokens. It intends to create a straightforward, accessible, top-tier utility for crypto traders. In addition, WhitBIT is intentional about encouraging customers to make sound trading decisions.

Details of FC Barcelona’s deal with WhiteBIT 

The agreement ensures that WhiteBit becomes Barcelona’s official digital currency partner. This grants WhiteBIT the approval to provide its utilities and mastery to the Club’s fans and the crypto-international society.

In addition, FC Barcelona fans can access digital tokens linked with the Club, ensuring that they can buy and sell these tokens directly from the WhiteBit interface.

This partnership furthers Barça’s commercial strategy to consolidate the Club’s international expansion and remain a benchmark both on and off the pitch.

FC Barcelona partners with Europe's biggest crypto exchange

Within the framework of this partnership, FC Barcelona and WhiteBIT plan to implement a range of joint online and offline activities to bring together the crypto industry and professional sports to offer a 100% Barça experience to their fans worldwide. The platform will obtain rights of association with the men’s and women’s football first teams and the basketball, handball, roller hockey and futsal teams.

The actions planned for this new partnership include creating digital content to raise awareness about both entities among the general public and to generate higher engagement with Barça fans, as well as the platform featuring on the Spotify Camp Nou LED screens during match days.

Furthermore, WhiteBIT will collaborate with the FC Barcelona eSports team via backdrops during live competitions and with pre and post-game content. They will also collaborate as a partner for the innovation and knowledge platform, Barça Innovation Hub, during the annual “Sports Tomorrow Congress”, which forms part of the Mobile World Congress this year.

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According to the statement on the football club’s website, Juli Guiu, FC Barcelona’s Vice President of Marketing, shed more light on the partnership’s context, emphasizing the significance of the collaboration and its concomitant effect on the cryptocurrency community and the sports industry at large.

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain in February 2018

“We are pleased to announce this new partnership, another example of the Club’s commitment to innovation. Additionally, this partnership will help us continue growing and developing our global commercial expansion strategy, strengthening the Club further while remaining a benchmark in an increasingly competitive field.”

This is what WhiteBIT’s CEO, Volodymr Nosov, has to say about this new and exciting agreement:

“The start of our warm relationship with the legendary Barca as an official crypto exchange partner is a significant step for the community as a whole, and for us it is also a great pride and responsibility.

“We dream, and we dream big. Hence we are sure our cooperation will bring a new experience of using cryptocurrencies, their accessibility and comprehensibility for everyone. From the very first days, we have been inspired to bring the future closer and set a new level of integration of crypto solutions into our lives”.

FC Barcelona partners with Europe's biggest crypto exchange

This collaboration places FC Barcelona high up in the echelon as one of the clubs voraciously embracing technological evolution, ensuring that fans are not limited to the entertainment derived from watching their team play; now, with the partnership with Spotify and WhiteBIT, fans have more reasons to keep up with details about the Club, as these platforms may create offers that they will not find in other clubs that have yet to tap into the digital revolution momentum. 

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