The 26 players of the France team and members of the staff of Didier Deschamps could receive around 340,000 euros each in the event of a clear course at the Euro. An amount lower than the bonus pocketed after their victory at the 2018 World Cup.
Like the Blues of 98 also victorious in the Euro in 2000, the French team titled at the 2018 World Cup hopes to sign a fantastic double this summer. Launched in their preparation for the Euro (from June 11 to July 11), the 26 players selected by Didier Deschamps for the continental tournament also learned the amount they could receive in the event of victory and a clear course during the competition: 340,000 euros.
According to information from Le Parisien newspaper, the Blues can only hope to receive a bonus if they qualify for the knockout stages. They will therefore first have to get out of group F, which includes Germany (June 15), Hungary (June 19) and Portugal (June 23).
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34 million to share
The bonus of 340,000 euros that the French players can expect corresponds to 30% of the total amount paid by UEFA to the French Football Federation at the end of the tournament (34M € maximum). An advanced total to which the 26 players and the four members of the French staff will be entitled in the event of a title and a course made up of 100% victories.
“There is no need to discuss the bonuses. We remain on the system already in place during previous competitions, recalled Noël Le Graët, the president of the FFF last week. The players share 30% of the total amount paid. by UEFA. And then they do whatever they want with the sum. “
In detail, each competing team will receive 9.25 million euros and a bonus of 1.5 million euros per victory during the group stage or 750,000 euros in the event of a draw. The teams that reach the round of 16 will get 2 million euros, the quarter-finalists 3.25 million euros and the semi-finalists 5 million euros. The winner will win an additional 10 million euros against 7 million for the finalist.
Euro finalists in 2016, the Blues then collected just under 300,000 euros. Winners of the World Cup in 2018, the 23 French players and the staff had received nearly 400,000 euros after their great adventure. If the method of calculation has not changed since the World Cup in Russia, the players had finally benefited from a slight revaluation after their coronation. The FFF may do the same if the group led by Didier Deschamps wins on July 11 at Wembley.