FIFA World Cup: How much money will the winners win?

Earlier this year FIFA announced the prize money for the 32 participating nations at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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Each qualified team received $1.5 million before the tournament kicked off to cover preparation costs.

Each of the 16 teams eliminated after the group stages will leave with $9 million in prize money.

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The eight nations to lose in the Round of 16 will earn $13 million each.

The four losing quarter-finalists will head home $17 million richer.

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The loser of the third-place playoff will bank $25 million while the winner of the consolation final will earn $27 million.

The losing finalist will console themselves with $30 million while the overall winners will claim $42 million.

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The total prize pool for the 2022 World Cup is $440 million – which is $40 million more than what was on offer at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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