FIFA-ranking: These clubs earn the highest compensation payments for the World Cup

 

Before players return to their clubs for the new season, the World Cup finalists France and Croatia will compete at the finals on the 16th of July. The World Cup has also been financially beneficial for clubs who together are set to receive a total compensation sum of around 160 Million pounds through the World Cup Benefits Program of FIFA for the release of their players. The pay-outs offer compensation for the risks players face competing in the World Cup (most crucially injuries). which can result in players being out of play in the upcoming season.

We have calculated the highest profiting clubs from the compensation payouts, alongside which league is set to receive the highest sum of compensation payments during the World Cup tournament. The results are shown in the following graphic and tables:


Our calculation is based on the fixed amount of 6.408 pound sterling per player a day,  which the clubs receive. It makes no difference whether the respective player is used during the tournament or not. Besides the latest clubs, former clubs of players also earn around two- thirds from the compensation payouts of the last two seasons.

Club rankings in the FIFA compensation payouts

Place Club Total
1 Manchester City £3.904.400
2 Real Madrid £3.816.300
3 FC Chelsea £3.504.500
4 Tottenham Hotspurs £3.397.000
5 FC Barcelona £3.234.300
6 Paris Saint-Germain £3.191.100
7 Manchester United £2.960.100
8 AS Monaco £2.654.500
9 Atlético Madrid £2.361.900
10 Juventus Turin £2.200.400
11 FC Bayern München £2.078.200
12 FC Liverpool £2.058.700
13 FC Arsenal £1.982.500
14 Leicester City £1.778.900
15 FC Porto £1.735.900
16 Inter Mailand £1.723.000
17 Al-Hilal Riad £1.625.800
18 Benfica Lissabon £1.563.900
19 BVB Dortmund £1.515.500
20 Lokomotiv Moskau £1.509.000
21 Al-Ahli Dschidda £1.483.900
22 Borussia Mönchengladbach £1.462.800
23 El Ahly Kairo £1.383.900
24 Olympique Marseille £1.322.900
25 SSC Neapel £1.295.100
26 AC Mailand £1.282.200
27 Sporting Lissabon £1.273.600
28 FC Sevilla £1.147.500
29 Zenit St.Petersburg £1.082.000
30 RSC Anderlecht £1.064.900
31 AC Florenz £1.064.600
32 FK Krasnodar £1.027.200
33 ZSKA Moskau £1.006.800
34 Stoke City £987.400
35 Zamalek SC £967.800
36 AS Rom £959.400
37 Celtic Glasgow £916.500
38 Eintracht Frankfurt £907.800
39 UC Sampdoria Genua £905.700
40 Boca Juniors £903.500
41 Swansea City £902.400
42 Feyenoord Rotterdam £864.700
43 FC Toulouse £862.700
44 FC Kopenhagen £832.500
45 FC Southampton £824.000
46 RB Leipzig £802.400
47 Tigres UANL £795.800
48 Ajax Amsterdam £778.800
49 FC Bologna £770.100
50 Celta Vigo £757.300

Source: Own calculations according FIFA Benefits Program

Rankings of compensation clubs receive from former players

Place Club Total
1 AC Florenz £486.300
2 AS Monaco £430.400
3 FC Barcelona £309.800
4 1.FSV Mainz 05 £298.000
5 FC Turin £294.700
6 FC Granada £279.800
7 RSC Anderlecht £277.600
8 Universitario de Deportes £275.400
9 Dynamo Kiew £274.400
10 FC Chelsea £270.000
11 AS Rom £264.600
12 FC Kopenhagen £261.400
13 VfL Wolfsburg £258.200
14 BVB Dortmund £257.100
15 Manchester City £251.700
16 FC Bayern München £221.600
17 FK Rostov £221.500
18 FC Arsenal £216.300
19 Atlético Nacional £216.300
20 FC Sevilla £207.600
21 Stade Rennes £204.500
22 Panionios Athen £203.500
23 El Ahly Kairo £203.400
24 AC Mailand £202.300
25 US Palermo £201.200
26 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim £200.100
27 CF Pachuca £195.900
28 Esperance Tunis £193.800
29 ES Sahel £193.800
30 Árabe Unido £193.700
31 Ulsan Hyundai £184.000
32 AFC Sunderland £182.900
33 Manchester United £180.700
34 Sporting Lissabon £178.700
35 UC Sampdoria Genua £176.400
36 Bröndby IF £173.200
37 Tottenham Hotspurs £167.900
38 Celta Vigo £167.900
39 Paris Saint-Germain £165.700
40 Olympique Lyon £165.700
41 Hellas Verona £165.600
42 Shakhtar Donezk £163.500
43 Tauro FC £161.500
44 Benfica Lissabon £159.200
45 Hull City £157.100
46 SE Palmeiras São Paulo £153.900
47 FC Middlesbrough £152.700
48 Real Madrid £150.600
49 Juventus Turin £150.600
50 BSC Young Boys £150.600

Source: Own calculations according FIFA Benefits Program


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