How Much Does the World Cup Cost?
Russia indicated the World Cup 2018 will cost them nearly $11 billion.
Meanwhile, FIFA will give $38 million to the winner, $3 million more than Brazil 2014 and $8 million more than South Africa 2010.
The runner-up will get $28 million, the 3rd place will get $24 million, and the 4th place will get $22 million.
Teams that get outed in the quarterfinals will each receive $16 million.
The remaining finalist will get $12 million.
Teams that get eliminated in the group phase will receive $8 million.
The total amount of prizes is up to $400 million.
There is also 1.5 million for each participating team, which adds up to $48 million for the 32 qualifying teams in the final phase.
FIFA is also considering a budget of 134 million dollars to cover injuries.