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FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money

FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money

FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money – The FIFA World Cup is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world. In 2022, Qatar will host the 22nd FIFA World Cup for the first time. However, FIFA is pondering to spend a large amount of money on the upcoming 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup. FIFA has a large sports governing committee and, continuously, they are increasing the prize money. As a part of their plan, they are going to increase this amount once again. So, the competition would be great.

The 2022 Fifa World Cup will start in winter. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930. The 2022 Fifa world cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA is pondering to spend a huge amount of money in the upcoming 22nd edition of FIFA World Cup. The prize pool has increased incredibly in recent years. It has raised by 80% since the World Cup in Brazil 2014. There are as many teams in the tournament now, which means that each team gets a few million more for each stage of the tournament one takes.

However, Fifa is regarded as the biggest sports governing committee and continuously, they are increasing the prize money of the world’s most exciting tournament gradually. As a part of their plan, they are going to increase this amount once again and so, the competition would be amazing. Besides, FIFA able to make huge revenue from the tournament.

Here’s the prize money for the 2022 Fifa world cup gi


StagePrize Money (2022)(Prize Money 2018)Remarks
Winner$50 million$38  millionOne Team
Runners-up$40 million$28  millionOne Team
Third Place$30 million$24  millionOne Team
Fourth Place$25 million$22  millionOne Team
Quarterfinals$18 million$16  million4 Losing Teams Each
Round of 8$12 million$12  million8 Eliminated Teams Each
Round of 16$10 million$08  million16 Eliminated Teams Each
Qualification bonus$02 million$1.5 million32 Qualified Teams

How much will the winner of the FIFA World Cup 2022 earn?

Every year the budget of the World Cup increases, as it becomes even more popular and sponsors pay even more money.

For Qatar 2022, the budget is worth $700 million. This prize money will be distributed among all the participant teams.  Each team receives $2 million to prepare for the tournament.

They will get paid $10 million to take part in the group stage. The more teams progress in the competition, more money they will earn.

The winner of the World Cup will receive $50 million money prize. So overall the world champions will earn $62 million only in pure prize money.

But FIFA also pays $209 million to the clubs for the players to participate in the tournament. Insurance benefits add about $134 million.

England will earn at least $ 12 million during the 2022 World Cup

How much England will get in prize money is unclear. However, They are guaranteed at least $ 12 million for taking part in the tournament. After that, it depends, of course, on how far England progress in the tournament. If they get into the round of 16, they will receive another $ 12 million, if they win the quarterfinals, they will receive $ 18 million and the semi-final win will be $ 40 million at least.

Do football players get money during World Cup?

The players in each national team will, of course, be paid to play in the World Cup. It is up to each federation to pay to their players. It usually happens that they have a basic fee and then a bonus depending on how far they go in the tournament.

FIFA World Cup Prize Money History:

now back to the main topic, World Cup prize money has been on the rise every four years continuously since 1982 where a total of $20 million was distributed among 24 teams. By FIFA World Cup 1990 prize money had more than doubled to $54 million and every four years FIFA increased the prize money around 50%. By the time Russia hosted 2018 World Cup total prize money fund had reached $791 million where the winning team (France took home $40 million).

World Cup 1982 (Spain)$20m$2.2m
World Cup 1986 (Mexico)$26m$2.8m
World Cup 1990 (Italy)$54m$3.5m
World Cup 1994 (USA)$71m$4m
World Cup 1998 (France)$103m$6m
World Cup 2002 (Japan-Korea)$156.5m$8m$100,000
World Cup 2006 (German)$266m$20m$300,000
World Cup 2010 (South Africa)$420m$30m$500,000
World Cup 2014 (Brazil)$576m$35m$1m
World Cup 2018 (Russia)$791m$40m$1.5m
World Cup 2022 (Qatar)$1 Billion$50 million$2 million

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