FIFA World Cup 2022, is on the brink of its conclusion and the winner will be decided on the basis of the match between finalists Argentina and France on December 18, 2022. The journey to the final is filled with a rollercoaster ride of emotions and perspiration. The soccer world cup is the most lucrative sporting event that comes with many financial rewards. The winner gets a huge amount of prize money that makes it the richest sporting tournament in history.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money
FIFA announced $440m in prize money for the 2022 World Cup for teams earning amounts will be based on, how far they progressed in the tournament. The final match has a total of $72 million for the grab.
|6.||Round of 16||$13 Million|
2022 World Cup Prize Money Table Overview
FIFA World Cup 2022 Winner Team Prize Money ($42 Million)
The winner of the final match between Argentina and France in the world cup 2022 will get $42 million which is the highest amount in the history of the soccer world cup.
Argentina lifted the 2022 world cup so they will get $42 Million as prize money.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Runner-up Team Prize Money ($30 Million)
The runner-up of the final match will get a total amount of $30 million and which is a handsome $12 million less than the winner.
France as a runner-up will get $30 million.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Third-Place Team Prize Money ($27 Million)
FIFA World Cup 2022 Fourth-Place Team Prize Money ($25 Million)
FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarterfinalist Teams Prize Money ($17 Million)
England, Brazil, Netherlands, Portugal
FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 Teams Prize Money ($13 Million)
Senegal, USA, Poland, Australia, Japan, Switzerland, South Korea, and Spain.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Participants Teams Prize Money ($9 Million)
Qatar, Ecuador, Iran, Wales, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Denmark, Tunisia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Serbia, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Uruguay, and Ghana.
Comparison with the previous world cups
France had got $38 million for winning the 2018 world cup which is $4 million less as compared to the present version.
|S.No.||World Cups||Prize Money($)|
Comparison of Soccer World Cup Prize Money with other competitions
The Soccer world cup is the richest sporting event in terms of prize money as compared to other competitions. The reason for this handsome amount of money is that soccer is the most popular sport in the world and the world cup is conducted once in four years.
|1.||.World Cup (Soccer)||$42 Million|
|2.||UEFA Champions League (Soccer)||$20 Million|
|3.||Super Bowl (NFL)||$7.2 Million|
|4.||NBA (Basketball)||$3.8 Million|
|5.||US Open (Golf)||$3.15 Million|
|6.||US Open (Tennis)||$2.6 Million|
|7.||IPL (Cricket)||$2.4 Million|
How many times did Argentina win the World Cup?
Argentina won the world cup title two times, in 1978 and 1986.
How many times did France win the World Cup?
France won the world cup title two times, in 1998 and 2018.
How much money does the Women’s Soccer World Cup winning team win?
The prize money for the 2023 Women’s World Cup allocated is $60 million, a $380 million difference as compared to Men’s World Cup.
What is the source of the world cup prize money?
The international football governing body FIFA decides the prize money on the basis of revenue they receive from sponsorships. FIFA made $7.5 billion in total revenue over the previous four years, with the majority coming from sponsorship and broadcast deals as well as ticket and hospitality sales.
How much players will be paid from prize money?
It depends on the individual nation’s football federation. France in 2018, distributed 30% ($38 million) of the prize money among players.
How much money USMNT will get in the 2022 world cup?
USMNT reached the round of 16 stages of the 2022 world cup after beating Iran and drawing with England and Wales. The US Soccer team will get $13 million for reaching the knockouts.