FIFA World Cup 2018 Prize Money – $700 MillionFIFA increase the prize money pool by 22% which will take the final payments for 2018 world cup to be around $700 million. FIFA World Cup championship has been awarded on every 4 years since its inaugural tournament in 1930. However, in the years namely in 1942 and 1946 the tournament could not be held because of the spread of the Second World War. By winning the 2014 tournament in Brazil Germany became its current champion. The 2014 win was the fourth title of Germany.
FIFA Revenue details: FIFA made $4.8 billion during the 2014 world cup while the total expenses were around $2.7 billion resulting in $2.1 billion profit for FIFA.
|STAGE||2018 WC PRIZE MONEY||2014 WC PRIZE MONEY|
|Preparation Fee for 32 qualified teams||$2 million each||$1.5 million each|
|Group Stage (16 eliminated teams)||$10 million each||$8 million each|
|Round of 16 (8 eliminated teams)||$12 million each||$9 million each|
|Quarterfinal (4 losing sides)||$18 million each||$14 million each|
|Fourth Place Team||$25 million||$18 million|
|Third Place Team||$30 million||$20 million|
|Runners-up||$40 million||$25 million|
|Winners||$50 million||$35 million|
|Player Insurance fee||TBA||$100 million|
|player by player payments to parent clubs||TBA||$70 million|
It was on 24th July, 2015 when the full FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule was announced by FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. It is important to note here that this announcement does not include any kick-off times, however if the sources close the officials of the FIFA are to be believed, it will be confirmed later.