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Volume 10 No. 22
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UEFA Finalizes Payouts For 575 Clubs Related To Euro 2012

UEFA finalized the financial provisions related to the Euro 2012 tournament in order to confirm the payments to clubs for their contribution to the competition and national team football in general, during the '10-11 and '11-12 seasons. In total, 575 clubs will receive payments from UEFA in accordance with the renewed Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed between UEFA and the European Club Association in March. This represents a substantial increase in beneficiaries when compared to the distribution after Euro 2008, for which 180 clubs received payments. With €100M ($128.6M) available for Euro 2012, €40M ($51.4M) has been reserved for those clubs that released players for the qualifying matches, while the remaining €60M ($77.2M) has been distributed to the clubs that released players for the final tournament (UEFA).

The top six clubs benefiting from solidarity payments from Euro 2012:

Club Payment
Bayern Munich €3.1M ($4)
Real Madrid €3M ($3.9M)
FC Barcelona €2.2M ($2.8M)
Manchester City €2.1M ($2.7M)
Juventus FC
€2M ($2.6M)
FC Liverpool €2M ($2.6M)

The full list of the clubs and the total amount received by each club.