Watford FC Sports Dogecoin Logo in Sponsorship Deal Worth Almost $1M
Watford F.C. players sported the dogecoin logo on their shirt sleeves as the soccer team returned to England’s top-tier Premier League on Saturday.
The Shibu Inu meme-inspired crypto’s logo appeared on Watford’s shirts as part of the club’s sponsorship deal with crypto-betting platform Stake.com.
The deal is worth about £700,000 ($970,000), according to a report by The Athletic on Saturday.
Stake.com announced in July that it would mark the sponsorship deal with the giveaway of 10 million DOGE ($3.5 million) on its platform.
Dogecoin’s debut on Watford shirts saw the North London club make a triumphant Premier League return with a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday.