As per reports, the winner of the FIFA World Cup 2022 final will get a whopping $42 million in prize while the runner-up will earn $30 million
How much money do the World Cup winners get?
For 2022, the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) has allocated $42m to the winning team – an increase of $4m compared with four years ago in Russia.
In addition to the prize money, the winning team will receive a gold-plated bronze replica of the 18-carat gold trophy – measuring 38cm (15 inches) in height and weighing 6kg (13lbs) – designed by Italian artist Silvio Gazzaniga.
The climax of the FIFA World Cup 2022 is round the corner as the final gets underway between France and Argentina on Sunday, December 18. Football fans expect a grueling contest between current World Champions France and Lionel Messi-led Argentina as both nations take a shot at winning the title for the third time in the history of the tournament. Argentina won the coveted trophy in 1978 and 1986 while France achieved glory in 1998 and 2018.
As per reports, the winner of the FIFA World Cup 2022 final will get a whopping $42 million in prize while the runner-up will earn $30 million. Therefore, the finalists will cherish $72 million in winnings. Meanwhile third-placed team will be given $27 million and the fourth-placed team will win $25 million.
How much money will each team receive?
According to FIFA, the total prize money for the 32 participating nations at the 2022 World Cup will be $440m.
The breakdown is as follows:
- Champions: $42m
- Runners-up: $30m
- Third place: $27m
- Fourth place: $25m
- 5th-8th place: $68m ($17m per team)
- 9th-16th place: $104m ($13m per team)
- 17th-32nd place: $144m ($9m per team)
In addition, each team would have received $1.5m before the competition to cover preparation costs.