Neither team will want to lose the World Cup final on Sunday, but it might be an easier pill to swallow for France or Croatia when they see the runner-up prize.
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FIFA will award $38 million to the victorious nation at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, while the runners’ up will receive $28 million.
Overall, the World Cup is poised to hand out roughly $400 million this tournament to its participants, which has increased by $42 million from the 2014 edition in Brazil ($358 million).
Saturday’s third-place match saw winners Belgium take home their share of $24 million, while fourth-place England earned $22 million for their deep run in the competition.
Here’s the full breakdown for the tournament’s prize money:
Winner: $38 million
Runner up: $28 million
3rd place: $24 million
4th place: $22 million
Quarterfinals: $17.8 million
Round of 16: $11.9 million
Group stage: $7.9 million