Qatar is ready to host the biggest World Cup soccer tournament from 20th November 2022. This article gives a complete preview of the total prize money and purse for each teams gets FIFA World Cup 2022.
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest and most prestigious soccer tournament in the world, and as such, it comes with a hefty prize purse. Fans across the globe have been waiting for the 2022 FIFA World Cup which is set to take place in Qatar.
With the tournament just around the corner, here is all you need to know about the prize money for the event. Now let’s see what the 2022 Edition of the game holds in its purse.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money Purse
The total prize money work the 2022 World Cup will be $440 million. Group stage teams will get $9 million dollars followed by Round of 16 teams who grabs 13 millions dollars, Quart finalists will get $17 Million, Fourth place team will go ho0me with $25 Million.
The World Cup winners will go home with $42 million. Let’s breakdown full prize money for 2022 Qatar World Cup below.
- Group Stage: $9m
- Round of 16: $13m
- Quarterfinals: $17m
- Fourth Place: $25m
- Third Place: $27m
- Runner-up: $30m
- FIFA World Cup Winners Prize Money: $42m
How much does the winner of World Cup gets in 2022?
- 42 Million Dollars will be awarded to the Champions of Qatar World Cup 2022.
Previous Years Prize Money For FIFA World Cup
Now let’s know about some history about previous years prize money distribution for World Cup event here.
The first FIFA World Cup was held in 1930 and since then it has been held every four years except in 1942 and 1946 due to the outbreak of the Second World War.
In 2014, Brazil hosted the tournament for a record-equaling second time (after previously hosting in 1950), and the governing body’s decision to award the World Cup to Qatar in 2022 led to criticism and allegations of corruption.
The total prize money for the 2018 FIFA World Cup was $400 million, an increase from the $358 million offered at the 2014 tournament. The prize money was distributed as follows:
$38 million for winning the tournament
$28 million for finishing as runners-up
$24 million for finishing in third place
$22 million for finishing in fourth place
$20 million for finishing in fifth to eighth place (quarter-finalists)
$16 million for finishing in ninth to 16th place (round of 16)
Each team that took part in the group stages received $8 million, while teams that were eliminated in the group stages received $1.5 million each.