And Real Madrid took it all. The Merengues have won the 12th Champions League in their history. But also in the monetary plane they were the great winners. The victory in the final was worth more than 15 million euros. With that triumph, Spanish club raised the prizes they received over UEFA’s millionaire event to 54.2 million euros.
Despite the defeat in Cardiff, Juventus also filled their coffers with their good performance in the Champions League. The Italian champions have accumulated a prize money of 50.7 million euros in the edition of Champions 2016-2017. For the presence in the final, Vecchia Signora raised a prize of 11 million euros.
The table of 16 clubs with the best financial performance includes two Portuguese clubs. FC Porto received 26.2 million euros, ranking ninth. Benfica was in 16th place in the table, with 22.7 million euros.
Both clubs were knocked out of the Champions League in the round of 16, with defeats against Juventus and Borussia Dortmund respectively.
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It should be noted that these amounts do not take account of the distribution of monies for television revenues, the so-called market pool.
- Prize Money UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 (1/2 finals)
- Prize Money UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 (1/8 finals)
- Prize Money UEFA Champions League 2016-2017 (Group Stage)
In the group stage, the accounts were as follows: