The legendary boxer, Filipino Manny Pacquiao, the world’s only winner of 10 world titles from 8 weight categories. World Boxing Council (WBC) recognized as the best boxer of the decade.
Manny is very popular and loved in the Philippines, here he is a living legend! In the days of his fights in the country dramatically decreases the crime rate and the streets are empty. In addition to Boxing, he engaged in politics, business and in films.
The champion did not escape his attention and cryptocurrency, joining in partnership with the Singapore company Global Crypto Exchange Offering (GCOX).
The boxer-politician was one of the first investors in GCOX, a platform for the exchange of cryptocurrencies, which also allows celebrities to create their own digital currency.
According to the company, Tokens of Celebrities can be used to purchase exclusive items, tickets and services from stars that have signed a platform agreement. The coins will also allow fans to invite to the meeting, chat live and strongly interact with their idols through Celeb-Connect.
As the first celebrity to sign a contract with GCOX, Pacquiao plans to run the Token Celebrity called PAC Coin. This title is not accidental and comes from the nickname of a champion, Pacman, which accurately reflects the technique of his fight in his Prime.
Pacquiao is not the first boxer that supports digital currency. The list of stars that advertise and even invest in virtual money, is becoming more and more prolonged.
American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., who defeated Pacquiao in 2015 in the most expensive Boxing match in history last year, Instagram announced its support for the original proposal coins Stox (ICO). Good advertising, considering 16 million of his followers. In 2017, the boxer posted a tweet advertising the sale of Centra Token — fully functional debit card that offers wallet where users can securely store their assets.
Among znamenitosti involved in the cryptocurrency industry, Jamie Foxx, Paris Hilton, soccer superstar Luis Suarez, rapper The Game and stand-up comedian Kevin HART.
Earlier this year the two-time world record holder in speed skating Ted-Jan Blumenau from Canada has signed an agreement with ONG Social and CEEK VR, which made him the first athlete sponsored by a cryptocurrency.