France is the winner of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Le Bleus thrashed Croatia 4-2 to lift the coveted crown for the second time in their history. Didier Deschamps has also joined Brazilian legend Zagallo and Germany icon Beckenbauer in a special class of men who have lifted the trophy as player and coach. He won it in 1998 as the captain when his country hosted the finals. Today, as the celebrations continue across the World, we want to look at clubs set to receive the biggest share of FIFA World Cup compensation money. The soccer body benefits program pays £6,400 per day to all 386 participating clubs. This is how much top seven of them will receive.
7. Manchester United – £2.9 Million
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 15, 2018
Manchester United all-time most expensive player Paul Pogba is now a world champion. The French midfielder was unstoppable in the final against Croatia. He worked hard to win the ball back for his team and scored the important third goal to kill off the game. He was the only red devil’s star in the final. In total, the club will receive £2.9 million from FIFA. Other players from the club who participated in the tournament include; Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones, Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, David De Gea, Nemanja Matic, Fred, Romelu Lukaku among others.
6. Paris Saint-Germain – £3.1 Million
The only teenager other than Pele to score in a World Cup final ☑️
Best Young Player of Russia 2018 ☑️
World Cup winner ☑️
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 16, 2018
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe not only lifted the World Cup trophy at a tender age of 19 but also joined Pele as the only teenagers to score in the final. This means he ended up with four goals in his debut tournament. FIFA awarded him the best young player award but many expected him to be named the player of the tournament. His club PSG will get £3.1 million from the World governing body as benefits for all their players. Others include Angel Di Maria, Julian Draxler, Thiago Silva, Neymar among others.
5. FC Barcelona – £3.2 Million
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 15, 2018
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti and winger Ousmane Dembele will not be the same men when they return to the club after an extended break. This is because they are now world champions. The French stars reputation has been enhanced by their world-class performance in Russia 2018 tournament. The Catalan giant will be smiling all the way to the bank because £3.2 million as benefits is coming soon from FIFA. They had a good number of players in the showdown this year. They include; Runners-up Ivan Rakitic, Jordi Alba, Gerrard Pique, Philippe Coutinho, Yerry Mina, Thomas Vermaelen, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi among others.
4. Tottenham – £3.3 Million
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 15, 2018
England had a total of five players from Tottenham Hotspurs in the just concluded FIFA World Cup. They are Captain Harry Kane, Eric Dier, Dele Alli, Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose. France skipper Hugo Lloris lifted the trophy for his country after another great performance in the tournament. Christian Eriksen helped Denmark reach the last 16 same as Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez. Other stars from the London team who participated in the Russia showdown include; Mousa Dembele and Toby Alderwield (Belgium), and South Korea skipper Son among others. The club will receive £3.3 million from FIFA for all the days their players stayed in Russia.