2022 FIFA World Cup Prize Money

The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup a.k.a 2022 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Qatar from November 20, 2022, to December 18, 2022. The 29-day-long tournament will feature 32 teams and a total of 64 matches will be played across 8 stadiums in Qatar. Have you ever wondered how much the team winning the most popular single sports tournament gets in terms of money? On this page, you will know how much money the teams will make in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. One thing is sure no team will go empty-handed from Qatar as the team finishing last (32nd) will get $9 Million.

For the 2022 World Cup, FIFA has increased the prize money from the previous tournament and this increase is between 6.3% to 13.6%, the winner of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will get 42 million US dollars which is 10.5% increase from the last world cup in which the champions got 38 million US dollars. However, the maximum increase in terms of percentage is made for the teams finishing fourth where the team will get 25 Million USD from 22 million USD awarded in the last edition. 12.5% has been increased for the finishing 17th to 32nd. The Indian Rupee equivalent of $42 Million is 342 crore rupees approximately which the world cup winner will get.

Position2018 World Cup (Russia)2022 World Cup (Qatar)
Amount Per teamTotalAmount Per teamTotal% Increase per Team
Champions$38 million$38 million$42 million$42 million10.5
Runners-up$28 million$28 million$30 million$30 million7.1
Third place$24 million$24 million$27 million$27 million12.5
Fourth place$22 million$22 million$25 million$25 million13.6
5th-8th place$16 million$64 million$17 million$68 million6.3
9th-16th place$12 million$96 million$13 million$104 million8.3
17th-32nd place$8 million$128 million$9 million$144 million12.5
Total$400 million
$440 million

Below is the table which converts USD 42 million to some of the world’s popular currencies. As the October 5, 2022 exchange rate is considered, these amounts could change due to currency fluctuations.

Currency$42 Million Equivalent
United States Dollar, $ (USD)42,000,000
Euro, € (EUR)42,101,336
British Pound Sterling, £ (GBP)36,724,313
Japanese Yen, ¥ (JPY)6,042,880,850
Swiss Franc, Fr (CHF)41,151,807
Australian Dollar, $ (AUD)64,670,406
Canadian Dollar, $ (CAD)56,810,847
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)73,401,924
South African Rand (ZAR)741,304,751
Indian Rupee (INR)342,28,49,114
Pakistani Rupee (PKR)962,17,85,310
Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)424,37,05,200
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)637,400,246,918
Russian Ruble (RUB)2478596484
Singapore Dollar (SGD)59797,673
United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)15,42,70,200
Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)12994005
Saudi Riyal (SAR)157500000
Chinese Yuan (¥)

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