Algorand (ALGO) Soars 19% on FIFA Partnership

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Algorand became FIFA’s first US-based sponsor in more than a decade

Blockchain project Algorand has signed a partnership with FIFA, becoming the official blockchain sponsor of the 2022 FIFA World Cup that is scheduled to kick off on Nov. 21.

The financial terms of the high-profile deal haven’t been disclosed.        

FIFA will also create its own cryptocurrency strategy with the help of Algorand.    

The price of the ALGO token has surged more than 20% over the past 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap data.

Meanwhile, the top 10 biggest cryptocurrencies are in red, with LUNA being the only major altcoin that has managed to buck the trend.

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In February, Tezos, another prominent proof-of-stake blockchain, scored a partnership with professional English soccer club Manchester United in February. 

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