FIFA to pay World Cup winner $35M prize money
FIFA will give the 2014 World Cup winner $35 million in prize
money, and all 32 competing nations will get at least $8
The figures were agreed Thursday by FIFA’s executive committee
as part of a $576 million fund. It includes payments to clubs
worldwide and an insurance policy to cover injured players’
At the 2010 World Cup, champion Spain earned $30 million from a
$348 million teams’ prize money pot.
FIFA pays the money to the 32 national federations, which will
each get an additional $1.5 million to prepare for the June 12-July
13 tournament in Brazil.
The German federation has promised all 23 players a 300,000
euros ($407,000) bonus for winning the title.