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  • Writer's pictureSebastian Friedrich

Revenue from the 2023-24 Champions League

In the 2023/2024 season of the UEFA Champions League, each participating club will receive a starting bonus of 15.64 million euros. Additional income can come from the team's sporting success on the field. Bonus payments are granted, for example, for reaching the group phase, the round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals or the final. In addition, TV and marketing income is included in the total distribution, and a total of around 2 billion euros will be distributed to the clubs in the 2023/2024 season. Total revenue from the 2023/24 Champions League season (as of December 13, 2023) (there is also income from the market pool, which has yet to be determined):


  1. Real Madrid - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 16.80, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 36.38, Total Revenue: 78.42

  2. FC Bayern Munich - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 14.93, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 35.25, Total Revenue: 75.42

  3. Manchester City - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 16.80, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 32.97, Total Revenue: 75.01

  4. FC Barcelona - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 11.20, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 34.11, Total Revenue: 70.55

  5. Atlético Madrid - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 13.06, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 31.84, Total Revenue: 70.14

  6. Paris Saint-Germain - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 7.46, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 30.70, Total Revenue: 63.40

  7. Borussia Dortmund - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 10.26, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 27.29, Total Revenue: 62.79

  8. FC Porto - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 11.20, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 26.15, Total Revenue: 62.59

  9. FC Arsenal - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 12.13, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 25.01, Total Revenue: 62.38

  10. SSC Napoli - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 9.33, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 22.74, Total Revenue: 57.31

  11. Inter Milan - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 11.19, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 20.47, Total Revenue: 56.90

  12. RB Leipzig - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 11.20, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 17.06, Total Revenue: 53.50

  13. Lazio Rome - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 9.33, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 15.92, Total Revenue: 50.49

  14. PSV Eindhoven - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 8.39, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 14.78, Total Revenue: 48.41

  15. Manchester United - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 28.43, Total Revenue: 47.80

  16. FC Sevilla - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 1.86, UEFA Coefficient: 29.56, Total Revenue: 47.06

  17. Shakhtar Donetsk - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 8.40, UEFA Coefficient: 21.60, Total Revenue: 45.64

  18. FC Copenhagen - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 7.46, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 11.37, Total Revenue: 44.07

  19. Benfica Lisbon - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 23.88, Total Revenue: 43.25

  20. AC Milan - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 7.46, UEFA Coefficient: 19.33, Total Revenue: 42.43

  21. Real Sociedad San Sebastian - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 11.19, Bonus AF: 9.60, UEFA Coefficient: 5.69, Total Revenue: 42.12

  22. FC Salzburg - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 18.19, Total Revenue: 37.56

  23. Feyenoord Rotterdam - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 5.60, UEFA Coefficient: 13.64, Total Revenue: 34.88

  24. Sporting Braga - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 12.51, Total Revenue: 31.88

  25. Celtic Glasgow - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 10.23, Total Revenue: 29.60

  26. Galatasaray Istanbul - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 4.66, UEFA Coefficient: 9.10, Total Revenue: 29.40

  27. BSC Young Boys - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 3.73, UEFA Coefficient: 6.82, Total Revenue: 26.19

  28. RC Lens - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 7.46, UEFA Coefficient: 2.27, Total Revenue: 25.37

  29. Newcastle United - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 4.66, UEFA Coefficient: 4.55, Total Revenue: 24.85

  30. Red Star Belgrade - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 0.93, UEFA Coefficient: 7.96, Total Revenue: 24.53

  31. FC Union Berlin - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 1.86, UEFA Coefficient: 3.41, Total Revenue: 20.91

  32. Royal Antwerp - Entry Fee: 15.64, Success Bonus: 2.80, UEFA Coefficient: 1.14, Total Revenue: 19.58

Premium distribution to the UEFA Champions League clubs in the 2023/2024 season (in million euros)


  • Starting bonus per club: 15.65

  • Premium per win in the group phase: 2.80

  • Premium per draw in the group phase: 0.93

  • Premium round of 16: 9.60

  • Premium quarter-finals: 10.60

  • Premium semi-final: 12.50

  • Premium for final loser: 15.50

  • Premium final winner: 20.00


Revenue is divided into four main components: performance-based bonuses, starting bonuses, market pool and the UEFA coefficient rankings.


Pillar 1: Performance-related bonuses are awarded based on the clubs' sporting performance. The bonuses amount to 2.8 million euros per win and 930,000 euros per draw in the group phase. The total amount for performance-related bonuses is 600.60 million euros.


Pillar 2: Starting bonuses are awarded to all 32 participating clubs. Each club receives a bonus of 15.64 million euros. Of this, 14.8 million euros will be paid out and 840,000 euros will be withheld due to the effects of the COVID pandemic in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons and paid out in installments until 2023/24.


Pillar 3: The market pool is distributed to the respective association in proportion to the respective value of the television market that the clubs participating in the UEFA Champions League represent. The sum will be divided into two parts: Market pool part 1, amounting to 150.15 million euros (50%), will be divided proportionally according to the respective value of the television market of each association and then distributed to the affected clubs within the association. Market pool part 2, amounting to 150.15 million euros (50%), is based on the games played in the current Champions League season.


Pillar 4: The UEFA coefficient rankings will be used to award an additional bonus of €600.6 million to participating clubs. This reward is awarded proportionally based on position on the leaderboard.

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