Turkish amateur club makes a history

Turkish amateur club makes a history

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Turkish amateur club makes a history

A Turkish amateur league football club has  made them self part of a history by becoming the first football club buying a player by paying with Bitcoin, it appears that this is the first signing ever of a player in cryptocurrency.

Harunustaspor chairman Haldun Sehit told Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency late Tuesday that the club paid player Omer Faruk Kiroglu 2,000 Turkish liras worth of Bitcoin (0.0534 Bitcoin) in addition to 2,000 Turkish Lira ($540).

Sehit told Anadolu the club decided to sign Kiroglu with the cryptocurrency to make the team known ”in Turkey and the world.”

Sehit said: ”God willing, Bitcoin will bring us the championship.”

The club competes in the first division of Sakarya’s Amateur League.


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