Winklevoss twins turn out to be co-owners of Bitcoin soccer membership, inject $4.5M BTC


Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have joined as co-owners of Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack’s Actual Bedford Soccer Membership (RBFC), after investing $4.5 million price of Bitcoin (BTC) to bolster the membership’s objectives.

The Winklevoss twins made their funding and acquisition via their funding agency, Winklevoss Capital, as per a a latest assertion

The funding will probably be used to determine a Bitcoin treasury for the membership, as McCormack advised Cointelegraph, it’s to safeguard the membership “towards long run fiat debasement.”

Supply: Gemini

In 2021, McCormack acquired his hometown soccer membership in Bedford, with its inhabitants just below 200,000. 

He holds ambitions of bringing RBFC — which accepts Bitcoin for recreation day tickets, merchandise, sponsorships, and drinks — to compete in the identical league as well-known United Kingdom golf equipment like Manchester United and Chelsea Soccer Membership.

“We’re a good distance from the Premier League as thrilling as that’s our ambition, I work on one league at a time,” McCormack acknowledged.

The Winklevoss twins share the identical imaginative and prescient as McCormack of bringing RBFC to the highest league in the UK.

“We’re not simply investing in a soccer membership, we’re investing in a dream to carry Premier League soccer to Bedford,” Cameron Winklevoss stated.

“We share in Peter’s deep conviction in Bitcoin and its capability to supercharge RBFC’s quest to make it into the Premier League,” Tyler Winklevoss added.

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Moreover, the funds will probably be allotted in the direction of the event of a brand new coaching middle and ongoing assist for women’ and youth soccer.

This comes after it was just lately reported that the Winklevoss twins donated $4.9 million to the crypto-focused Fairshake tremendous political motion committee (PAC) to assist crypto-friendly candidates within the upcoming United States elections.

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