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World Cup: Finalists to share $400m FIFA prize money

by Anjorin Dare
World Cup: Finalists to share $400m FIFA prize money

The Finalists of Russia 2018 World cup will receive a whooping sum of dollars from FIFA.

The World cup Champions, France will receive $38m while the Runner-up Croatia, who lost in their first ever major international final, will take home $28m. These figures are $3m higher than those received by the 2014 tournament Finalist in Brazil, in which Germany beat Argentina.

World Cup: Finalists to share $400m FIFA prize money

World Cup: Finalists to share $400m FIFA prize money

Belgium, who secured the third place position on Saturday will receive $24, while England will get $22m for coming Fourth in the tournament.

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In total the pot of prize money for the 2018 finals in Russia has increased by almost $50m, up to $400m this year compared to $358m four years ago.

France competed in their third World Cup final of the last 20 years, having won the trophy for the first time ever on home soil in 1998 and then losing the 2006 final in Germany to Italy in a penalty shootout.

 

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