Saturday, September 23, 2023

The money Colombian players will earn at the World Cup

There are 41 days left for the start of the 2023 Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup. FIFA has released figures of the money each player and the federation of the 32 teams that will try to lift the cup will receive at Stadium Australia on 20 August. , If Colombia wins the title, FCF will receive $4,290,000 and each player will receive 270,000 USD (approximately 1,125,582,510 pesos).

The national team will be playing in its third World Cup, after having been in Germany 2011 (first stage) and Canada 2015 (round of 16). In Australia-New Zealand it is part of Group H along with Germany, Morocco and South Korea, the debut is against the Koreans on Monday 24 June in Sydney (9:00 PM).

“Under this unprecedented new delivery model, every player at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup can now count on being fully compensated for their efforts as they progress through the tournament. The captain who eventually lifts the coveted FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy in Sydney on August 20 will receive $270,000, as will each of her 22 teammates,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Money received by players at each stage of 2023 World Cup

Each of the 23 players Abadia has called up for the cup will be insured for $30 million (about 124 million pesos).

“Global salaries for female professional soccer players are approximately $14,000 annually, so the amount allocated under this unprecedented new distribution model will have a real and significant impact on the lives and careers of these players,” Infantino said.

Tournament Stage Money (USD) X Players

Group 30,000 (about 124 million pesos)
round of 16 60,000 (250 million pesos approx)
quarter finals 90,000 (375 million pesos approx)
fourth place 165,000 (687 million pesos approx)
third place 180,000 (about 750 million pesos)
runner-up 195,000 (812 million pesos approx)
champions 270,000 (approximately 1,125,582,510 pesos)

Amount for each federation per stage of Women’s World Cup

FIFA recommends that the money received by each confederation be used to reinvest in football in each country so that the women’s wing continues to develop. The total investment for this World Cup is budgeted at over $500 million.

While this is a huge amount to win the title, it is still a far cry from the amount that Argentina earned for becoming world champions in Qatar ($42 million).

Money Tournament Stage (USD)

group stage 1,560,000 (6,503,275,677 Colombian pesos)
round of 16 1,870,000 (7,794,053,231)
quarter finals 2,180,000 (9,086,115,531)
fourth place 2,455,000 (10,230,805,847)
third place 2,610,000 (10,876,742,673)
runner up 3,015,000 (12,564,513,087)
the champion 4,290,000 (17,877,200,262)

Colombia and the matches before the 2023 Women’s World Cup

For now, the 3 friendlies ahead of the start of the World Cup are defined. Finally, the national team will not go to the Central American Games because there is not a favorable time to prepare the team for the Cup (women’s football at the Games will be played from June 26 to July 5).

Colombia will play two matches against Panama on June 17 in Panama City and June 21 in Pascual Guerrero de Cali, where the team will have a bye before traveling to the Australian region.

Friday, July 14, will be the last game before the start of the competition, starting at 5am against Ireland in Brisbane. The rivals will also be in the World Cup and will be part of Group B along with Australia, Nigeria and Canada.

Determination of the Colombian national team at the Women’s World Cup

  1. Monday 24 July (9:00pm): Colombia – South Korea, Sydney Football Stadium (Australia).
  2. Sunday 30 July (4:30am): Germany – Colombia, Sydney Football Stadium (Australia).
  3. Thursday, August 3 (5:00 AM ET): Morocco – Colombia, Perth Rectangular Stadium (Australia).

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