The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious cup competition and is transforming the financial landscape of teams qualified for the competition via their domestic leagues. In 2022, the Champions League final will herald an incredible prize package for winners. although lower in comparison to the previous campaign’s prize funds due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions 2022 Prize Money Distribution.
Champions League teams pick up cash every step of the way during the tournament. The group stage has the base prize package and teams adding to the total after each draw or win during this stage. Every round of knockouts is accompanied by a new bonus.
It is expected that the Champions League finalists in 2022 will each win an amount of $17.59 million for making it to the top two spots in the tournament. Europa’s top competition will pick more than $5.1 million for qualifying for August’s UEFA Super Cup. a one-time final in which it will compete in the face of winners from the Europa League (Eintracht Frankfurt).
The full list of prizes for the 2021-22 Champions League is outlined in the table below.
In the group stage on their own 32 teams, each received a total amount of $17.74 million. They could multiply that figure with every draw and win during this stage.
|Round of 16||$10.89 million|
|Group-stage winners||$3.17 million|
|Group-stage draws||$1.05 million|
|Stage group||$17.74 million|
Below are the top-earning clubs in their 2021-22 Champions League through to the final.
In winning the entire six group matches, and then advancing into the semi-finals, Liverpool is at the top of the list of prize money.
The English team earned $92 million of prize funds when they reached the final and it could be almost $97 million if the Reds triumph in the final. (The numbers below are up-to-date to the day in the semi-finals.)
|2.||Real Madrid||$89.32 million|
|3.||Manchester City||$67.51 million|
|5.||Bayern Munich||$59.67 million|
|8.||Atletico de Madrid||$48.04 million|
|Manchester United||$40.24 million|
|Paris St Germain||$40.24 million|
The UEFA Champions League finalists in 2022 will each be awarded $17.5 million prize cash to make it to the finals of the competition. The winner in Paris on Saturday is scheduled to take home a more $5.1 million thanks to qualifying for the August UEFA Super Cup, a one-time final that pits UCL winner in a battle against Eintracht Frankfurt, the winners from the 2022 Europa League.