Big name altcoin, Algorand has officially partnered with FIFA, soccer's global governing body, as an official blockchain partner.

According to the deal, Algorand will be a regional supporter for North America and Europe at the World Cup starting in November this year, as well as an official sponsor of the Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

The agreement comes only weeks after cryptocurrency exchange juggernaut,, was announced as a sponsor of the 2022 World Cup, with Algorand set to provide the official blockchain-supported wallet for FIFA.