Italian Banks Start Experiments With Digital Euro Built on Blockchain Tech
The Italian Banking Association said the work would help financial institutions prepare for the future.
The regulator said last month the unsupervised spread of crypto was a cause for concern.
Cryptocurrencies could facilitate illegal activity and undermine central banks' ability to conduct monetary policy, Consob Chairman Paolo Savona said.
The soccer team's famous red and yellow shirts will bear the branding of the DigitalBits blockchain, whose foundation is supporting the partnership.
The crypto exchange is sponsoring the Coppa Italia final between Atalanta and Juventus on May 19.
The platform now features more than half the Italian top teams as well as world-famous clubs including Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.