FIFA World Cup 2022 prize money breakdown
The prize money for participating teams at the 2022 World Cup ongoing in Qatar is a whopping total of $440 million.
The 2022 tournament featured 32 teams from various countries across the globe. 13 countries from Europe, five African teams, four North American countries, four countries from South America and six countries from Asia.
The teams that exited the World Cup at the group stage – Qatar, Ecuador, Wales, Iran, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Tunisia, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Costa Rica, Serbia, Cameroon, Ghana, Uruguay – all earned $9 million each.
The teams that made it through to the round of 16 – USA, Senegal, Australia, Poland, Spain, Japan, Switzerland, South Korea – all earned $13 million each
While those that reached the quarter-finals -Brazil, Netherlands, Portugal, England – earned $17 million each.
Fourth place team Morocco, earned $25 million.
Third-placed team Croatia earned $27 million.
The runner-up between Argentina or France will earn $30 million, while the 2022 FIFA World Cup winner will earn $42 million.
This is an increase of $40m compared to the 2018 tournament.
World Cup 2022 prize money breakdown
Position Prize money (USD)
Third place: $27m
Fourth place: $25m
Last 16: $13m
Group stage: $9m