€1.3 billion will be shared amongst the clubs participating in the 2016/17 Champions League and the UEFA Super Cup and we explain how the money will be distributed, from the first qualifying round to the winners.
How the money is shared out for teams in the Champions League
Fixed Amounts (€761.9 million)
– €12.7m – Basic allocation for each club who participate in the Group Stage
– €1.5m – Performance bonus per group win.
– €500,000 – Performance bonus per group draw.
– €6m – Round of 16 appearance.
– €6.5m – Quarter Final appearance.
– €7.5m – Semi Final appearance.
– €11m – Runners Up.
– €15.5m – Winners.
The most that a team could win through the Champions League is €57.2m, not including their market pool share. In contrast, Aston Villa, who finished bottom of the 2015/16 Premier League, pocketed £66 million.
UEFA Super Cup
Real Madrid received €4 million from their victory in the Super Cup earlier this season, whilst runners up Sevilla claimed €3 million.
Clubs who qualify for the play-off round share a sum of €50m. Each winner receives €2m, whilst each eliminated club receives €3m.
Approximately €507 million will be distributed in a proportional manner to each television market represented by the participating clubs in the Champions League.
In a new distribution system for this year’s tournament, the pot for payments to participating clubs in the Champions League and Europa League qualifying rounds will be equal to 3.5% of the overall gross revenue. €2.35 billion is predicted in overall revenue, with €82.2 million distributed to the clubs in both competitions with the teams defeated in Champions League qualifying receiving the following amounts.
– €220,000 – First Qualifying Round
– €320,000 – Second Qualifying Round
– €420,000 – Third Qualifying Round