Argentina won the Qatar 2022 World Cup. It was the winner among thirty-two teams that participated in the Qatar 2022 World Cup, where in addition to the honour and prestige, there are also prizes for each of the participants.
Argentina are world champions – La Scaloneta and Messi won the World Cup in an epic final!
It is well known that national teams have various sources of income in competitions of this kind, such as sponsorship. But, in addition to this, the World Cup has a guaranteed purse for all qualified teams.
How much money does Argentina get for winning the Qatar 2022 World Cup?
In its 2020 Annual Report, FIFA had already announced that it would have a budget of US$ 1.696 billion to invest in the World Cup in Qatar this year. Of that total, according to the football body, 26% will be allocate to prizes for the national teams.
This equals US$ 440 million, which will be distribute in each of the stages of the tournament: groups, round of 16, quarter-finals, third and fourth places, and the World Cup final.
How much of the prize money does each World Cup team get?
At a briefing in April, FIFA gave teams details of the prizes they would receive for their participation in the tournament in Qatar.
For starters, the body noted that “all teams will receive US$1.5 million before the competition to cover expenses related to preparations”.
Figures were also release broken down by phase:
Teams that stay in the group stage get US$ 9 million.
Those who reach the Round of 16, US$ 13 million
Those who finish in the quarter-finals, US$ 17 million.
World Cup fourth place, Morocco, US$ 25 million
Third place, Croatia, US$ 27 million
The runner-up, France, gets US$ 30 million
And the Qatar 2022 champion, Argentina, will earn US$ 42 million.
So, just participating in this year’s World Cup will secure the teams US$ 1.5 million and US$ 9 million if they finish in the group stage, meaning each team will get at least US$ 10.5 million for playing in Qatar.