14:22 25.07.2013

Shakhtar earns nearly EUR 17 m in Champions League, Dynamo Kyiv about EUR 11.5 m

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Shakhtar Donetsk earned EUR 16.987 million in the Champions League last season, whereas Dynamo Kyiv saw EUR 11.484 million in revenues, according to UEFA's revenue distribution system.

The Ukrainian champions received EUR 15.6 million from UEFA for participating in the group stage and winning through to the last 16, and EUR 1.387 million from the television market pool.

Dynamo earned EUR 10.6 million for participation in the group stage and EUR 884,000 in television rights.

The largest revenues in the last Champions League were obtained by Italy's Juventus, despite the fact that the team reached only the quarterfinals of the tournament. The team received EUR 65.315 million, including EUR 44.815 million from the TV market pool.

Champions League winners Bayern Munich got a little more than EUR 55 million, and runners-up Borussia Dortmund earned EUR 54.16 million.

Italy's Milan earned EUR 51.357 million, Spain's Real Madrid – EUR 48.44 million, Barcelona – EUR 45.5 million, and France's Paris Saint-Germain - nearly EUR 44.7 million.

Russian clubs Zenit and Spartak received EUR 17.17 million and EUR 14.1 million from UEFA respectively.

All 32 participants were entitled to a minimum EUR 8.6 million in accordance with the distribution system. Additionally, performance bonuses were paid in the group stage: teams received EUR 1 million for every win and EUR 500,000 for every draw, and Dortmund (with four wins and two draws) and PSG (five wins) reaped the biggest rewards, of EUR 5 million apiece. The clubs that advanced to the round of 16 were each assigned an additional EUR 3.5 million, the eight quarter-finalists an extra EUR 3.9 million, and the four semi-finalists a bonus of EUR 4.9 million. EUR 10.5 million went to Bayern for success in the final, and Dortmund collected EUR 6.5 million as runners-up.

Money from the market pool was divided according to the proportional value of the national TV market allocated to each individual club, among other factors. As a consequence, the amounts given varied from country (or national association) to country.

As for the UEFA Europa League, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Metalist Kharkiv that reached the tournament's round of 32 received EUR 3.34 million and EUR 3.24 million respectively. Europa League winners Chelsea earned EUR 10.7 million, and runners-up Benfica got EUR 5.77 million.