Manchester City to Receive $5-Million from FIFA

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English Premier League champions Manchester City are the biggest beneficiaries rom the 209 million dollars handed out by FIFA to the football clubs who released players for the World Cup, FIFA said.

According to FIFA, Manchester City will receive $5-million, ahead of Real Madrid receiving $4.81 million, Barcelona with $4.14 million, Paris St Germain with $3.89 million, and Tottenham Hotspur with $4.38 million. These clubs are followed by Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Juventus, and AS Monaco.

Overall, English clubs including those from the low tiers will receive $37.41 million between them whole Spanish football clubs will receive $22.56 million, followed Italian clubs $17.45 million, and German clubs with $18.92 million.

FIFA pays the football clubs a basic amount of $8,530 dollars per day for every player released for the World Cup 2022, although this has to be the split with any club that the players represent in the past two years.

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This system was introduced for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa after the European football clubs complained that they had to bear the consequences for players that were injured in the national team games. Primarily, $40 million was given for the 2010 World Cup, which was increased to $70 million for the 2014 World Cup held in Brazil.

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