Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions may have seen their dream of winning the competition wrecked by Croatia, but their exploits in Russia have already banked the FA a cool sum.
The total prize money for the World Cup is £302million, a figure which was confirmed by FIFA back in October 2017.
Each of the 32 sides at the finals were handed £1.2million just for making it to the finals, having navigated qualification campaigns across the globe.
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Croatia and France face off in the final in Moscow on Sunday afternoon, where the winners won’t only be crowned world champions, but will also take home a whopping £29million – on top of the initial £1.2m.
The runners-up will land themselves £21million for reaching the final.
England or Belgium will get an £18million for finishing third, with the team who finish fourth taking slightly less, at approximately £16.5million.
The four defeated quarter-finalists landed £12.1million apiece, while the eight teams beaten in the second round stage all earned £9million extra.
Those 16 sides who failed to make it through the group stage, such as Poland, Germany and Egypt, all took home a £6million slice of the FIFA pie.
Prize money breakdown
Preparation fee (For all 32 teams) – £1.2million
16 eliminated group stage teams – £6million
8 eliminated round of 16 teams – £9million
4 eliminated quarter-final teams – £12.1million
Fourth place team – £16.5million
Third place team – £18million
Runners-up – £21million
Winners – £29million