UEFA introduced the financial statements for the Champions League in the 2017-2018 season.
Shakhtar in last season’s Champions League brought to 29.4 million euros in prize money. Only enter the group stage, the Ukrainian Champions have earned 12.7 million.
In six games with Manchester city, Napoli and Feyenoord, Shakhtar got four wins, that joined the club budget by 6 million in the European currency.
For an exit in the 1/8 finals the team of Paulo Fonseca earned 6 million euros. In the battle with Roma for a place in the quarter-finals Shakhtar lost only on away goals (2:1, 0:1).
An added bonus for Shakhtar became 4.2 million euros for the sale of marketing rights to broadcast the matches.
The reigning Champions League winner real Madrid last season earned the tournament 88,6 million Euro. Finalist of the European Cup Liverpool got 81 million.
In the 2018-2019 season UEFA has significantly increased the prize for the participants of the Champions League. The amount of the original payments for each of the 32 clubs will be 15,25 million euros. Also the European football Union has allocated 585 million euros of bonuses, distribution of which will occur on the basis of club rating of UEFA.
Thus, the “miner” even before the starting whistle of the first match in the group stage of the Champions League earned more than 40 million euros.
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