World cup finals never fail us to give those goosebumps! This FIFA final was no exception, as well. Congratulations to Argentina and Messi fans. Thrilling to the core, it bagged millions of digital viewership across the globe. With so much popularity, it keeps us wondering about the money involved in it. Of course, the money involved in the entire event is something unthinkable. For now, let us consider the prize money that is associated with the teams for the grand tournament.
The winners of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will receive…
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is the richest and grandest of all previous world cups. Everything about it is grander compared to its ancestors. A report says that FIFA has increased the fund amount this year which is a whopping amount of £590 million, set aside for the teams. The prize money for the winning team is £35 million which is a hike of £3 million from the last world cup held in Russia, in 2018. Argentina bagging the cup will receive it. The runners-up will receive £25 million, the third position holder will receive £23 million, the fourth place team £21 million, the quarter-finals teams £14 million, the round of 16 £11 million, and the group stage £7.5 million.
World Cup 2022 team prize money
Group stage – £7.5 million
Quarter-finals – £14 million
Fourth place – £21 million
Third place – £23 million
Runners-up – £25 million
Winners – £35 million
The winners and the prize money
|Argentina||$42 million||347 crore|
|France||$30 million||248 crore|
|Croatia||$27 million||223 crore|
|Morocco||$25 million||206 crore|
Other teams of FIFA 2022 and their prize money
Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, and England will receive $17 million each for reaching the quarter-finals. The United States, Australia, Senegal, Poland, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and South Korea will receive $13 million each for reaching the round of 16. In addition to this, the participants of group stages will receive $9 million each. The group stages teams were Qatar, Wales, Ecuador, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Denmark, Canada, Tunisia, Belgium, Costa Rica, Germany, Serbia, Ghana, Cameroon, and Uruguay.
|Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, and England||$17 million||138 crores|
|United States, Australia, Senegal, Poland, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and South Korea||$13 million||106 crore|
|Qatar, Wales, Ecuador, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Denmark, Canada, Tunisia, Belgium, Costa Rica, Germany, Serbia, Ghana, Cameroon, and Uruguay||$9 million||74 crore|
The final match indeed lived up to the billing no doubt. With months of preparations from the presenting management and years of effort from the teams, it did serve well to the name. We are already gathering hope for the next world cup and some even looking forward to statistical predictions. What must be said is that the money spent is worth every single penny.