Fifa World Cup 2018 will be hosted by Russia, next year 32 teams will compete to become the champions. There are (11 cities) of Russia that will host all the matches of the World Cup 2018. The event will began on 14th June where Russia will play opening match. The final played on 15th July we have our new champions. A big prize money that is adjusted for the World Cup 2018 which is 22% more then the world cup 2014.
So the prize money increased from $350 million to $400 million for upcoming tournament. That means $38 million paid to winners of the tournaments and each team earn $2.5 million.
|Stages||2018 World Cup||2014 World Cup|
|Preparation Fee||$2.5 Million||$1.5 Million|
|Group Stage Fee||$8 Million||$8 Million|
|Round of 16||$12 Million||$9 Million|
|Quarter Final||$16 Million||$14 Million|
|4th Place Team||$22 Million||$18 Million|
|3rd Place Team||$24 Million||$20 Million|
|Runners-up||$28 Million||$25 Million|
|Winners||$38 Million||$35 Million|
|Player Insurance fee||N/A||$100 Million|
|Player by player payments to parent clubs||N/A||$70 Million|
In the above table we compare how the prize money will distributed from group stage matches to final match. We have compare the prize money with 2014 world cup fund. Each team who qualified and participate in the world cup 2018 will received $2.5 million. The teams who lost their group stage matches. Losing teams will earn $10 million which means 16 teams that will get 12.5 million even losing the world cup.
The 8 teams who lost round of 16 account $12 Million each . The eight teams who made quarter finals and the winners will go through to the semi finals and the four teams that lose the quarter final received fund of ($16 million). The teams who lost the semi finals will play the 3rd place match. The winning team in third place accounts $24 million and the losing side who ends up for the fourth place earn $22 million.
The winners share for the world cup 2018 estimated upto $38 million and the team who lost the final match earn $28 million. Insurance fees of 100 million subjected for players in last world cup 2014 held in Brazil. In the above table official prize money given after Fifa announce the increase.