The winner of the next Champions League is expected to earn just over 82 million euros, not counting income from TV rights.
If footballers love the Champions League especially for its prestigious side, clubs also appreciate it for the income that European competition generates in their fund. The group stage will start this Tuesday evening and will pay a little more to the winner, if we compare with the previous season, indicates As, the Spanish daily.
82.5 million euros is what the winner will receive next May. During the group stage, a victory will bring in 2.8 M and a draw 930,000 euros, in addition to the participation « bonus » which amounts to 15.64 M. 9.6 M will be paid in case of qualification in 8e of final, 10.6 M for the quarters and 10.6 if we reach the last square.
The finalist will be credited with 15.5 million euros, 4.5 more for his winner. This is enough to motivate the players a little more, beyond the fact of benefiting from the media exposure of the largest cup in Europe. While waiting for the Super League?