Valencia Announce Socios Kit Sponsor + 21-22 Home Kit Leaked?

Valencia have today announced a shirt sponsorship deal with, who were already one of the club partners before. are owned by Chiliz and have created a number of "Fan Tokens", with the Valencia CF one, which is yet to be released, set to appear on the front of the 21-22 kit. Chiliz will be the club's Official Fan Token Partner.

Valencia 21-22 Kit Leaked?

Interestingly, a short video created to announce the deal includes imagery of a never-seen-before Valencia home shirt, prompting speculation that this could be a first look at the yet-to-be-released 21-22 home kit.

The shirt is white with black accents and trim, while also featuring subtle striping throughout. While there's a chance that this is an (accidental) leak of the actual shirt (it matches the available info), we lean more towards it being just a placeholder for the video, for now.

​​Valencia 21-22 Home, Away & Third Kit Colors Leaked

Valencia x Short Sponsorship Deal

Football must remain exciting and attractive to all generations and we must meet the challenge of keeping the younger generations engaged. Thanks to this agreement, VCF fans from all over the world will be able to be directly connected and interact with the Club in a totally innovative way, like never before.

Other clubs that are teamed up with Socios include names such as FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Manchester City. The Fan Tokens are created on the Chiliz blockchain and allow fans to "influence organizations and also obtain prizes and rewards for their fidelity".

Anil Murthy, president of Valencia CF: “I believe that the fans will always be at the heart of football and the use of innovation and technology is necessary to keep this tradition alive. This is why we are delighted to have Chiliz as Official Fan Token Partner for the 21/22 season. With them, Valencia CF enters the next generation of fan engagement through its platform."

Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and “This first global agreement, the third with a large Spanish club and the 38th overall, will bring incredible visibility to the Fan Tokens and the platform, accelerating our mission to turn passive fans into active contributors and create a future. brighter for sport, where both clubs and fans can enjoy the benefits of global participation.”

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