- Kieran Gibbs of Inter-Miami CF has declared that he intends to convert half of his salary to bitcoin.
- Gibbs will use the crypto finance company XBTO to convert his paycheck
Kieran Gibbs of Inter-Miami CF (IMCF) of Major League Soccer (MLS) has declared that he intends to convert half of his salary to bitcoin.
XBTO WILL BE TAKING CHARGE TO CONVERT GIBBS PAYCHECK
Gibbs will use the crypto finance company XBTO to convert his paycheck and avoid paying high fees.
Kieran Gibbs, an MLS player, has stated his ambition to convert half of his paycheck to bitcoin (BTC).
The left-back for IMCF, confirmed his intention to join the David Beckham-owned club at the end of March 2021.
Gibbs, 31, will use the crypto finance business XBTO. It will convert 50 percent of his USD salary into BTC in December 2021.
He will not be charged conversion costs, according to XBTO, and the monies will be sent to his bitcoin wallet.
XBTO claims to have a lot of experience with complicated crypto conversions and obtaining liquidity.
The company also claims to have its own ESG-compliant mining operation, which provides it with access to newly produced bitcoins.
The IMCF star left-back Gibbs explained to Bitcoin.com News that he has been a bitcoin enthusiast for a long time.
He further added, “I hope my partnership with XBTO can further the awareness and education of cryptocurrencies and their tremendous potential to positively impact global societies.”
Gibbs is one of a number of players that have turned to cryptocurrency.
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Many people, including Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Russell Okung, Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani, Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi, American professional stock car racing driver Landon Cassill, New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley, and others, prefer to receive their paychecks in cryptocurrency for marketing deals or salary conversions.
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