2021.05.12press release

Blue United eFC to be the first professional esports team to launch NFTs

New York | Tokyo | London | Spain – Blue United Corporation is excited to announce the launch of a unique and very impactful series of NFTs focused on Blue United eFC, the first professional esports team focused on efootball in Japan. 

Founded in 2017, Blue United eFC is the current Champion of Asia in one of the biggest efootball video games in the world, the team has qualified to 3 out of the last 4 WorldClub Championships, breaking industry records; and in 2021 Blue United eFC became Champion of the World eFootball Club Championship 2021 in East Asia. 

Blue United eFC is top 5 in the world and is composed by 2 professional gamers, Agu and Tsakt, which are considered the highest talent in football gaming by industry experts and media.

The NFTs will be created in partnership with Stredium, a company with HQ in London and Spain specialized on creating and selling collectibles, and memorabilia by using NFTs blockchain technology. 

The release date has been set for the end of May – beginning of June. For additional info or to be notified when the NFTs are released, please write to: info@blueutd.com . 

“Our company has always been operating based on our Mission and Values.” said Takehiko Nakamura, President and CEO of Blue United. “Creating of our professional eSports team is one of the notable examples – “Zero to One mentality,” and the team has quickly become one of the top powerhouses in the world. We do not stop here and now aim to develop a more innovative project combining the two areas that are said to be the future of sports business – eSports and NFTs, again based on one of our values – “Frontier spirit, Unconventional mind.” We hope that this will be the new way to engage with our global fans, and we are excited to partner with Streidum on this venture and look forward to building more.” 

“We are a team that is always focused on innovating and challenging the status quo on and off the console, and, for that reason, we are very excited to start this journey and launch our first NFTs project.”, said Javier Sanz, VP of Business and Legal Affairs of Blue United. “We have been working on this project for months and, for us, this initiative is key to connect with our fans and build a global Gen Z community, while tapping into the unlimited potential of combining gaming and cryptocurrency.” 

“The future of collectibles is more than digital.”, said Josep M. Monti, Stredium CEO. “We have been fortunate to find the perfect partners in Blue United eFC and its innovative vision. Together we have created a top NFT collection that we are proud of and that fans will sure love. The best moments of eFC have been synthesized in seven exclusive NFT collections thanks to everyone’s innovation and creativity. The real value will happen when they’re able to experience these NFTs in the real world as well as the digital world. Soon available for purchase on NFT’s marketplaces.” 

About Blue United eFC
Name                  Blue United eFC(BLU eFC)
Established         November 15th, 201
Owner                 Blue United Corporation
Vision              Contribute to Japanese e-sports business development and globalization to make it one of the top industries in the world


・Tsakt (Shota Sato)

FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone 2 (East Asia) online qualifiers Winner
FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone 2 (East Asia) Winner / Asian Champion
EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series East Asia Qualifier 2 Runners-Up

FIFA e Club World Cup 2020
FUT Champions Cup Stage V Asia qualifier XBOX Champion
EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Summer Cup Series Asia

FIFA 19 
FUT Champions Cup November Bucharest
FUT Champions Cup December London, Knock Out Stage
FUT Champions Cup March Singapore
PS4 FIFA 19 JAPAN Tournament Winner
EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series Playoffs (e World Cup Final Qualifier)

FIFA 18 
FIFA e Club World Cup 2018

・Agu (Sho Nakashima)
JFA e National team player

FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone 2 (East Asia) online qualifiers Winner
FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone 2 (East Asia) Winner / Asian Champion

FUT Champions Cup Stage I APEC qualifier advanced to the Knockout stage
FUT Champions Cup Stage III APEC qualifier Grand Finalist
FUT Champions Cup Stage IV APEC qualifier advanced to the Knockout stage
FIFA 20 (PS4) Global Series Tournament Japan Best8
FIFA e Club World Cup 2020
FUT Champions Cup Stage V APEC qualifier PS4 Champion
EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Summer Cup Series Asia Winner / Asian Champion

PS4 FIFA 19 JAPAN Tournament Best 16

About Blue United Corporation 
Blue United Corporation, with offices in New York, Tokyo and Nagano, launched in Fall 2015 and is full-service agency, supporting brands, companies and sport organizations in their international expansion. Blue United Corporation focuses on elevating brands on a global scale in the American and Asian markets. Moreover, Blue United founded the first professional eSports FIFA- focused team in Japan in 2017 and conceptualizes and executes the organization of major events, such as the Pacific Rim Cup: 
https://www.pacificrimcup.com . 
To learn more about Blue United Corporation, please visit: blueutd.com or contact us: info@blueutd.com . 

About Stredium 
Stredium is a company based in England and Spain specialised in Blockchain and in digital collectibles for the metaverse. Stredium’s value proposition goes beyond the NFTs, since the company aims to create an entire ecosystem of linked assets and real- world experiences. 

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