UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2019

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UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018-19

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2019? How much did Liverpool and Real Madrid get in prize money? UEFA Champions League Prize Money Breakdown? UEFA Champions League Prize Money Distribution? How much Champions League prize money 2018/19? What is the UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018-19? Champions League Prize money for winner 18/19?

The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious club competition in European football. It was founded in 1992.

Have you ever wanted to find out how much is the prize money for this seasons Champions League is? If you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018-19.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018/19

List of UEFA Champions League Prize Money Distribution 2018/19 Season

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018-19? Below we have prepared a list on how many is distributed among the participating teams in the UEFA Champions League. But before we can any far you might also want to look at the following;

UEFA Champions League Prize Money Breakdown & Distribution 2018/19

How does the distribution system works? Here we will take a look at The UEFA Champions League Prize Money breakdown

The estimated yearly gross revenue from all UEFA competitions (Champions League, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup) is centralized and placed in 1 pot. UEFA has estimated that around €2.35 billion is to be generated during the 2018-19 Champions League season.

From central pot 12% (€282m) is deducted by UEFA to pay the Admins organizing the event and the other to competition costs another 8% (€199.7m) is used as solidarity payments to clubs and national FAs.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money Distribution

From remaining €1.86 billion another 8% is reserved by UEFA for European football and remain with UEFA. The rest €1.7187 billion is used to distribute among clubs in both Champions league and Europa League. For 2017-18 season €1.3189 billion is allocated for Champions League pot and €399.8 million for Europa League.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money Table – Fixed Amount Distribution 2018-19

The UEFA Champions League is the highest paying sports event in the world beating the World’s biggest event (The FIFA World Cup) by far. Here is the Champions League Prize Money table for the fixed amount distrubution, qualifying rounds, group stage:

Champion League Prize Money Qualifying rounds

Here are the prize money Champions League qualifying stage:

Teams out of the qualification rounds (million)
2018/19 2017/18 2016/17 2015/16
Preliminary round €0.23      
First qualification round
€0.28 €0.22 €0.2 €0.2
Second qualification round
€0.38 €0.32 €0.3 €0.3
Third qualification round
€0.48 €0.42 €0.4 €0.4

Champion League Prize Money Play-off stage

Here is the share for the 12 clubs participating in UEFA Champions League play-offs. €30 million distributed to 12 teams who participated in playoffs. €5 million each for eliminated teams and playoff winners will not got any specific payment.

Teams out of the playoff stage (million)
2018/19 2017/18 2016/17 2015/16
Playoff bonus, looser €5.0 €3.0 €3.0 €3.0
Playoff bonus, winner €2.0 €2.0 €2.0

Share for clubs competing in the UEFA Champions League (group stage onwards)

Forecast amounts (total €1.95bn)
The net revenue available to participating clubs will be divided into four different pillars:
• 25% will be allocated to the starting fees (€488m).
• 30% will be allocated to the performance-related fixed amounts (€585m).
• 30% will be distributed on the basis of ten-year performance-based coefficient rankings (€585m).
• 15% will be allocated to the variable amounts (market pool) (€292m).Champion League Prize Money Group stage

Starting fees (€488m) and Fixed amounts (€585m)

€15.25 million (Guaranteed) for each 32 teams who play in the group stages.
€2.7 million for every win and €0.9 for every draw in group stages

Teams qualified to group stage (million)
2018/19 2017/18 2016/17 2015/16
Teams who doesn’t Participate  €0.26 €0.26
Teams who Participate, 32 teams  €15.25 €12.7 €12.7 €12.0
Performance Bonus, Win  €2.70 €1.50 € 1.50 €1.50
Performance Bonus, Draw  €0.9 €0.5 € 0.5 €0.5

Champion League Prize Money Final stage

Here are the prize money Champions League final stage:

Stage (million)
2018/19
2017/18 2016/17 2015/16
Round of 16, 16 teams €9.5 €6.00 €6.00 €5.50
Quarter Finals, 8 teams €10.5 €6.50 € 6.50 €6.00
Semifinals, 4 teams €12.0 €7.50 € 7.50 €7.00
Final, 2 teams, Runner Ups €15.0 €11.0 € 11.0 €10.0
Champions League winner €19.0 €15.5 €15.5 €15.0

The Champions League winner gets 19.5 (15.5) miljoner euro och Runner Up 11 (15) miljoner euro.

The two clubs that qualify for the 2018 UEFA Super Cup can each expect to receive €3.5m, with the winners collecting an additional €1m.

Champion League Prize Money Market pool (€292m)

The estimated available amount of €292m will be distributed in accordance with the proportional value of each TV market represented by clubs taking part in the UEFA Champions League (group stage onwards). The different market shares will be distributed to the participating clubs from each association.

Half of the amount representing the value of each market will be split among the clubs based on their performance in the previous domestic championship. The following split among the clubs from any given association will apply.

4 teams 3 teams 2 teams 1 team
Champions 40% 45% 55% 100%
Runners-up 30% 35% 45%
Third place 20% 20%
Fourth place 10%

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2019

Champions League Prize money for winner 2019?

Champions League Prize money for winner 2019? Winner of 2018-19 Champions League can at best earn €82,450.000 from the “Fixed Amount” pot. The prize money under this structure  does not priz money from the qualifying rounds, play-off round and/or the market pool.

The total prize money for Champions League winner can easily elevate total earnings for a winner from England, Spain, Germany or Italy up to €100 million (prize money + market pool).

Break down of the Champions League Prize Money for 2018/19 Season

As of 2018–19, the fixed amount of prize money paid to the clubs is as follows;

Champions League Prize Money

2018/19

Preliminary qualifying round: €230.000
First qualifying round: €280.000
Second qualifying round: €380.000
Third qualifying round: €480.0001
Base fee for group stage: €15.250.000
Group match victory: €2.700.000
Group match draw: €900.000
Round of 16: €9.500.000
Quarter-finals: €10.500.000
Semi-finals: €12.000.000 €12.000.000
Losing finalist: €15.000.000
Winning the Final: €19.000.000

1 Only for clubs eliminated from the champions path, since clubs eliminated from the league path qualify directly for the UEFA Europa League group stage and therefore benefit from its distribution system.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018

Champions League Finalists prize money table

During the 2017 final between Real Madrid and Juventus Real Madrid won the Champions League 2018. However Juventus took the bigger chunk of the prize money. Real Madrid made around €89.5 million (thats €54.2m in performance based money and another €35.3m in market pool). Juventus pocketed €101.1 million ($50.6m in market pool and another €51.1m performance based)

UEFA Champions League prize money distribution 2017/18

Here is a full break down of how Champions Real Madrid and Runners up Liverpool pocketed €90.8 million and €83.3 million respectively throughout the Champions League 2017/18 campaign.

Real Madrid and Liverpool Champions League 2018 Prize Money

How much did Liverpool earn from Champions League 2018?

Liverpool earned €86.7 million from Champions League 2018. Liverpool earned €2.0 million for getting through their qualifying play-off against Hoffenheim plus €12.7 million for appearing in the group stage, where their record of three wins and three draws earned them €6.5 million.

Appearing in the first knockout round was worth a further €6.0 million, the quarter-finals €6.5 million, the semi-finals €7.5 million and the finals €10.0 million.

The market pool, meanwhile, has thus far earned Liverpool €35.0 million, bringing up a total of €86.7 million.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2017-18 Finalists prize money table

STAGE Real Madrid Liverpool
Participation Bonus €12.7 million €12.7 million + €2m for qualifying through playoffs
Performance Bonus  €7.5 million1 €6 million2
Market Pool  €35.3 million €31.6 million
Round of 16  €6 million €6 million
Quarter Finals  €6.5 million €6.5 million
Semifinals  €7.5 million €7.5 million
Finals  €15.5 million (winners) €11 million(Runners-up)
TOTAL  €90.8 million  €83.3 million

1) €7.5 million for winning 4 group games and drawing 1
2) €6.0 million for winning 3 group games and drawing 3

UEFA Champions League prize money distribution 2015/16

Here is a full break down of how Champions Real Madrid and Runners up Athletico Madrid pocketed €94 million and €82 million respectively throughout the Champions League 2015/16 campaign.

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid Champions League 2017 Prize Money

How much Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid earned during Last Champions League prize money distribution?

Real Madrid defeated Atletico in the final of 2016 Champions League and pocketed minimum €94 million from their 2015-16 European campaign. While runners up Atletico de Madrid earned roughly €82 million.

Real Madrid earned around €40.6 million in market pool money plus €53.4m in performance based money taking total earnings from 2015-16 season to €94 million.

Atletico got €35 million in market pool plus €47m in performance based making grand total of €82 million for their 2015-16 Champions League campaign.

UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2015-16 Finalists prize money table

Here is a full break down of how Champions Real Madrid and Runners up Athletico Madrid pocketed €94 million and €82 million respectively throughout the Champions League 2015/16 campaign.

STAGE Real Madrid Atletico Madrid
Participation Bonus €12 million €12 million
Performance Bonus €8 million1 €6.5 million2
Market Pool €40.6 million €35 million
Round of 16 €5.5 million €5.5 million
Quarter Finals €6 million €6 million
Semifinals €7 million €7 million
Finals €15 million (winners) €10 million (runner ups)
TOTAL €94 million €82 million

1) €8 million for winning 5 group games and drawing 1
2) €6.5 million for winning 4 group games and drawing 1

Champions League prize money changes

A large part of the distributed revenue from the UEFA Champions League is linked to the “market pool”, the distribution of which is determined by the value of the television market in each nation. For the 2014–15 season, Juventus, who were the runners-up, earned nearly €89.1 million in total, of which €30.9 million was prize money, compared with the €61.0 million earned by Barcelona, who won the tournament and were awarded €36.4 million in prize money. Read more about the Champions League prize money changes at uefa.com.

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