UEFA issue the total revenue to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League in a fixed ratio. Furthermore, for 2016/17 season UEFA Champions League Generated around €2.35bn revenue through Advertisement Commercial. However, 12% of this revenue amounted to €282m is allocated to the Administration department.
Whereas 8.5% of the amount which is €199.7m allocated for the Uniformity Payments. Besides Administration allocations, 92% of the Revenue is distributed to the participating clubs. The Uefa Champions league Prize Money follows a particular Revenue Model. Let us check out 2016/17 Champions League revenue Allocation.
UEFA Champions League Prize Money Distribution
In Total of €507m will be allocated to every participating clubs since the Group stages. Similarly, Half of the amount is distributed to clubs taking part in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League(Group Stages). The UEFA Champions League Prize Money is generally determined by Club performances on the basis of UEFA national association rankings.
Fixed Club Revenue:
- Ever Club who enters the Group stage is Allocated with €12.7m.
- Clubs also get bonus Prize money per win: €1.5m since the Group stage matches.
- Round of 16 appearances Clubs earns €6m
- Club appearing for the Quarter-finals is allocated with €6.5m
- Club entering the Semi Final stages gets €7.5m
UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2016/17
|STAGE||Total Fixed Amount: €724.4 million|
|Playoff Bonus||€50 million distributed to 20 teams who participated in playoffs. €2m each for playoff winners and €3 million each for eliminated teams.|
|Participation Bonus||€12 million (Guaranteed) for each 32 teams who play in the group stages|
|Performance Bonus||€1.5 million for every win & €500,000 for every draw in group stages|
|Round of 16||€5.5 million each for 16 teams|
|Quarter Finals||€6 million each for 8 teams|
|Semifinals||€7 million each for 4 teams|
|Runner Ups||€10.5 million|
|Potential Total||Winner of 2015-16 champions league can earn between €50m to €54.5m from “Fixed Amount” pot. Plus Market pool money which can easily elevate total earnings of winners from England, Spain, Germany or Italy around €100 million (prize money + market pool|
Real Madrid won the 2016 Champions League by Defeating Atletico Madrid and cashed in an amount of €94 million from their 2015-16 Champions League victory. Whereas Atletico earned a massive amount of €82 million.
Los Blancos have honoured around €40.6 million in market pool money as well as €53.4m on the performance basis
.Atletico Madrid earned €35 million in the market pool as well as €47m performance-based bonus which amounted €82 million in total for their 2015-16 champions league campaign.