How much do champions earn?

Europa League

Winning a title is one thing, but tournament teams are paid to play multiple stages and the biggest payday goes to the eventual winner. Check here who gets the biggest bag of money.

Sevilla, the only team to win six UEL paychecks.
© Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images, Getty Images EuropeSevilla, the only team to win six UEL paychecks.

Seville is the team that has benefited the most from the UEFA Europa League, they have six titles, which equates to a big payday after winning so many editions of the tournament. This money changed the destiny of Sevilla for the better, new players, improvements in facilities, among others.

But not only the UEL champion gets paidall teams receive a small share of the money pool, percentages range from small amounts for teams that win or tie games to figures of a million rounds for those that qualify for the various tournament stages.

Obviously the biggest prize money goes to the UEL champion, but runners-up and teams that played and lost in the semi-finals and quarter-finals also receive good pay. In general, all teams in the knockout stage receive a share of the prize pool.

2021-22 UEFA Europa League prices: how much do the champions earn?

the the prize money for the UEL champions is 8,600,000 million eurosenough to buy a few talented young players from the Netherlands, Austria or Germany. In previous seasons, the amount has fluctuated a bit, but the UEL title winner’s price is usually close to 9 million euros.

the the losers of the final, second, go home with a nice pay of €4,600,000, and teams that win or lose in the semi-finals get €2,800,000, a million more than in the quarter-finals and €1.4m more than RO16 teams.

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