Argentina, who completed the ‘Last Dance’ of ‘Soccer Emperor’ Lionel Messi (35, PSG), also set a record in the prize money category. The prize money Argentina receives is $42 million (approximately 54.9 billion won), which is $4 million more than the $38 million (approximately 49.5 billion won) received when France won in 2018. 

The Argentine national soccer team won the final championship at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar held at Lusail Stadium in Qatar on the 19th (Korean time) after drawing 3-3 with France until extra time and then winning 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out. Argentina won its third championship in 36 years since the 1986 World Cup in Mexico under Maradona.

The World Cup in Qatar attracted a lot of attention from fans because it was the last trophy challenge for living legend Lionel Messi. Messi has won the Ballon d’Or 7 times, Olympic gold medal, ‘Copa America’ title, La Liga title 10 times, ‘UEFA Champions League’ 4 times, treble (League, Champions League and FA Cup) 2 times. 안전놀이터 I achieved everything I could, but I couldn’t get my hands on just one, the ‘World Cup trophy’.

Messi showed an all-time performance in this competition and put Argentina on top. Argentina also recorded the highest prize money ever. FIFA set a total of 440 million dollars (approximately 573.3 billion won) in prize money for this tournament, and Argentina ranked first with 42 million dollars. Runner-up France will receive 30 million dollars (approximately 39 billion won).

According to ‘The Athletic’, FIFA has disclosed prize money since the 1982 World Cup. Italy, who won the championship in 1982, received 2.2 million dollars, and the prize money, which increased from 1 million to 2 million dollars annually, increased significantly to 20 million dollars in 2006. Last year’s champion, France, was awarded $38 million in prize money.