The achievement of the Champions League final is always lucrative: Champions League Winners FC Barcelona earned a financial total 126 million euros.
London (SID) - the reach of the Champions League final is always lucrative for the top clubs: Champions League Winners FC Barcelona earned a financial total 126 million euro, losers Manchester United was still € 76 million. The economic value of the final was 369 million euros. 18 Million more than in the final in Madrid between Inter Milan and the German champions Bayern Munich (2-0) are in the last year.
This resulted in a study that was conducted in the run-up to the finals on behalf of the credit card company MasterCard by Professor Simon Chadwick. Among other things, also gains of the player are included in addition to standard payments such as bonuses in the calculations. Chadwick said that at a withdrawal of semi-finalist of profit for all parties involved would be much lower failed Schalke 04 in the final of the premier class.
"Manchester United against Barcelona is a dream finale not only for the fans around the world, but also economically." "Schalke recovered would be in the final, which would have cost actually money the UEFA and the city of London", Chadwick said in an interview with the sports information service (SID).