UEFA has allocated the prize money for upcoming 2019-20 Champions League season and record breaking €2.04 billion will be divided among the emerging clubs of Champions League 2019-20 season. This massive amount will be distributed among all clubs from qualifying rounds to finals. Back in 2018, Real Madrid has defeated Liverpool in the Finals of Champions League but surprisingly Liverpool has earned big share of Prize Money than Real Madrid.
UEFA is going to made several changing in their distribution system before the arrival of UEFA Champions League 2019-20 season. As per details the prize money of Champions League will be increased by 30% whereas participating clubs will also earn big shares in the upcoming season.
UEFA Champions League New Distribution System (Elaborated)
UEFA collects their annual gross revenue from all UEFA competitions including UEFA Super Cup, Europa League and Champions League in 1 pot whereas UEFA annual revenue is estimated around €3.25 billion. Now UEFA deducts around €295 million for their expenditures and competitions costs from central pot and further €227.5 million is utilized by paying contracts payments to different clubs and national football associations.
After deducting all major costs, around €2.55 billion remained in central pot out of which UEFA pays €2.04 billion as prize money for Champions league whereas other €510 million has been paid for Europa League and Super Cup tournaments.
UEFA Champions League 2019-20 Prize Money
UEFA pays highest prize money in Champions League and it is also considered to be highest in the world. During the upcoming 2019-20 season, UEFA has decided to boost Champions Leagues prize money by 30% which now reaches around €2.04 billion. This massive prize money will be distributed among the participating clubs of this tournament from qualifying rounds to finals.
UEFA Champions League 2019-20 Prize Money Breakdown
UEFA Champions League distributes around €2.04 million among all the participating clubs of this competition. Teams appear in qualifying rounds and failed to enter into main rounds also get little bit prize money.
UEFA Champions League Qualifiers Prize Money
As per details, UEFA has revered around €30 million for all teams that appears in Champions League playoffs but fail to qualify for the main rounds of this event. However playoffs winning sides didn’t get any kind of prize money from this pot as they are entertained with group stage revenue share. UEFA pays around €1.95 billion to all teams succeed to enter into the main rounds of this competition whereas €1.95 million is distributed in four phases.
UEFA Champions League reserves around 488 million which is equally divided among all 32 particpating teams of this competition. All these teams qualified for the main rounds of this event and gets €15.25 million per team.
Performance Based Money
UEFA Champions League also pays €585 million to all emerging teams of group stage rounds. Teams are awarded by €2.7 million for their each victory in group stage matches whereas €900,000 has paid to each side in case of match draw. Around 2 million has been paid to group winners whereas group runner-ups are awarded by €1 million. Teams appeared in Round of 16 gets `€9.5 million whereas each club is awarded by €10.5 million for reaching quarter-finals. Moreover, €12 million has been paid to clubs qualify for semi finals and €15 million are awarded to the winning side of this event.
Recently UEFA has adopted Con-efficient ranking system under clubs are awarded by extra prize money depend on their last 10 years performances in European Football Competitions. Around €585 million are awarded to the clubs on the behalf of their historical performances.
Market Based Money
UEFA Champions League has pays around €292 million in terms of market pool money. However it is basically TV income and clubs are awarded by this money in the basis of their appearances on local TV Channels during this competition.
UEFA Champions League 2019-20 Fixed Amount Distribution
|STAGE||Total Fixed Amount: €585 million|
|Playoff Bonus||€30 million distributed to 10 teams who participated in playoffs but failed to qualify for group stages. Winners of playoffs won’t get anything from this pot.|
|Participation Bonus||€15.25 million (Guaranteed) for each 32 teams who play in the group stages|
|Performance Bonus||€2.7 Million for every win & €900,000 for every draw in group stages|
|Round of 16||€9.5 million each for 16 teams|
|Quarter Finals||€10.5 million each for 8 teams|
|Semifinals||€12 million each for 4 teams|
|Finalists||€15 million each for both teams in the final|
|Winners||€4 million will be awarded to the eventual winners.|
UEFA Champions League TV Income Distribution
How Much Liverpool & Tottenham Earned Champions League 2018-19
Well Tottenham after long time succeed to appear in the Finals of Champions League against Liverpool and both these English clubs are going to earn around €70 million in terms of their performance based money. In addition to this they will also get share from coefficient rankings and market pool money.
|Participation Bonus||€15.25 million||€15.25 million|
|Performance Bonus||€7.3 million (for winning 2 group games and drawing 2)||€8.1 million (for winning 3 group games)|
|Market Pool||€35.3 million||€35.3 million|
|Round of 16||€9.5 million||€9.5 million|
|Quarter Finals||€10.5 million||€10.5 million|
|Semifinals||€12 million||€12 million|
|Finalists||€15 million guaranteed plus €4m if they win in the final||€15 million guaranteed plus €4m if they win in the final|
|TOTAL||€108 million if winners or €104 million if runner ups||€108.9 if winners or €104.9 million if runner ups|
How UEFA Distributes Prize Money in Recent Years
The table given below shows how UEFA Champions League have paid prize money to all 32 participating clubs of this competition. This prize money also includes TV Income or market pool money and performance based money.