USD280m Prize Money Up for Grabs for Euro 2012 Qualifiers

June 20, 2011

It has been revealed that the champions of next year’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine will earn up to US$33.6m after an agreement was reached at a two-day meeting of UEFA’s executive committee.

UEFA announced that they had fixed the total prize money for the 16 finalists at $280m compared to $263m for Euro 2008.

Each country will pocket $11.4m just for getting there regardless of how they perform, prostate with $1.4m on offer for a win in the group stage and $715, order 000 for a group stage draw.

Victory in the quarter-finals will be worth $2.8m, a semi-final victory will add another $4.3m, while the team winning the final will land a cool $10.7m and the runner-up $6.4m.