Bayern Munich Receives Biggest Share Of League's TV Money, A Total Of $46M
Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich "has received the most money from the German Football League's (DFL) TV-rights deal," according to the DPA. The Munich club received a reported €36M ($46M) in TV money and therefore €6M ($7.7M) more than Bayer Leverkusen, which is second on the list with €29.8M ($38.3M). The duo is followed by local rivals Schalke 04 (€29.5M/$38M) and Borussia Dortmund (€29.5M). The Bundesliga team "that received the smallest TV money share," according to the list compiled by German magazine kicker, was relegated Greuther Fürth with only €14.4M ($18.5M). The DFL distributed a total of €507.1M ($652.5M) to the 36 professional 1st and 2nd Bundesliga teams (DPA, 5/21).