What are digital collectibles and why is VfB Stuttgart doing this?

Most of you will remember the days when a ticket was stuck on the fridge as a memento or a player's new sticker was stuck in a scrapbook. We want to revive the core of this, collecting and swapping, in the digital space and offer fans an experience.
The first collection on VfB Collectibles are 3D-animated player and legend cards. This means that the cards only exist online and are not physically available. The digital version of trading cards has several advantages:
The ownership of digital objects can be linked to specific benefits, such as vouchers from VfB partners, tickets for soccer matches or unique experiences such as a meeting with a VfB legend. This would not be so easy to implement with physical cards.

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