FIFA Prize Money; Really Huge Figures
- Posted on November 20, 2022
- By Akta Yadav
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The Biggest Sporting event on earth FIFA has just begun today in Qatar. The top 32 teams of football-playing countries are competing to get the most decorated title of football. While the honour of playing and winning the tournament is second to none, the financial benefits of the tournament are also huge and beyond a layman’s speculations. While the teams fight tooth and nail for victory let us delve into the financial aspect of the prizes.
USD 42 million (Rupees 344 crore) is the amount the winner of the tournament will get. And that’s not all. Even the runner-up team in the final will get a huge amount of USD 30 million ie Rs. 245 Crores. You will be surprised to know that the award money for the winner is far more than the annual GDP of many countries of the world like Burundi which has GDP of U$ 272.14 million for the year 2021.
Such huge prize money matches this tournament's competitiveness, enthusiasm, buzz, and exuberance.