UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2016: For the next three year cycle 2015-18, UEFA has announced increase in the Champions League prize money and the increase is 50% in the “Participation Bonus” which is guaranteed for all 32 teams. In the previous cycle every team use to get €8.6 million who qualify for the group stages of champions league but new increase in money it will jump to €12 million for each and every 32 teams. It will start from 2015-16 cycle.
Champions League 2015-16 Prize Money Increase:
There is also 50% increase in winning bonus on every group game win which increase from €1 million to €1.5 million. There is also increase on Quaterfinal, semifinal and final prize money. Champions League winning team in 2016 can pocket around €55 million just in prize money and also the “market pool money”.
UEFA Champions League 2015-16 Prize Money Fund Distribution:
The total €1.257 billion are divided among Champions League participant and teams who play in Champions League qualifiers but fail to reach group stages.
The total prize money pool (€1.257 billion) is divided into two portions.
- A). Fixed Amount (€724.4 million) awarded according to how the teams finished and performance related bonuses.
- B). Market Pool (€482.9 million). Part of UEFA’s TV income which is distributed according to which league the team comes from and number of matches played by a team.
|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, Germay or Italy around €100 million (prize money + market pool)|
How much every team earned during 2014-15 Champions League campaign ?
FC Barcelona defeated Juventus in the final of Champions League and set to pocket minimum €61m million from their 2014-15 european campaign. Although Juventus Lost but they will make much more than Barcelona.
- Barcelona got around €24.6 million in market pool money plus €36.4m in performance based money.
- Juventus earned €58.20 million in market pool (alone Italian team in the knockouts) plus €30.9m in performance based making grand total of €89 million.
|Participation Bonus||€8.6 million||€8.6 million|
|Performance Bonus||€5 million (for winning 5 group games)||€3.5 million (for winning 3 group games + 1 Draw)|
|Market Pool||€24.6 million||€58.20 million|
|Round of 16||€3.5 million||€3.5 million|
|Quarter Finals||€3.9 million||€3.9 million|
|Semifinals||€4.9 million||€4.9 million|
|Finals||€10.5 million (winners)||€6.5 million (runner ups)|
|TOTAL||€61 million||€89.1 million|
How UEFA Distributed Prize Money In 2015-16 Champions League Season:
Following table shows how all the 32 participating teams were paid in prize money, performance bonus and market pool money.
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