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PSG sells US$220,000 NFT tickets for first Japan tour in 27 years

Paris Saint-Germain F.C. (PSG), the winning football club of the French Ligue 1, is selling non-fungible token (NFT) tickets worth 30 million yen (about US$218,817) each for its friendly matches this month with local teams in Japan.

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Fast facts

  • Three premium NFT tickets for each of the three games are being sold on the team’s official tour website until Wednesday.

  • The NFT ticket will give access to the stadium’s VIP room and the VIP party where buyers can get their photo taken with PSG players.

  • PSG is also issuing NFTs commemorating the team’s first Japan visit since 1995 in various forms of collectibles, such as video messages from players and key visuals from the tour.

  • The football team’s first match in Japan will be held on July 20 with Kawasaki Frontale under the J1 League.

  • The team’s star football players Neymar Júnior, Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi will be joining the Japan tour.

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