Euro 2024: Venue And Prize Money Detail

European football enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the commencement of Euro 2024, set to unfold in June. Germany assumes the role of host, providing the backdrop for Italy’s title defense while France, England, and Spain vie for supremacy.

The tournament kicks off on June 14, 2024, with the inaugural clash featuring hosts Germany and Scotland in Group A. The competition spans a month, culminating in the crowning of the champion on July 14th.

Noteworthy fixtures on Matchday 1 include Spain vs Croatia, Serbia vs England, and Austria vs France. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal embark on their campaign against Czechia on the 15th.

Matchday 2 promises riveting encounters, including a rematch between Spain and defending champions Italy. France faces a formidable challenge against the Netherlands, while Denmark takes on England in a clash of significance.

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Venues

The Euro 2024 matches unfold across ten distinguished venues in Germany:

  • Berlin: Olympiastadion Berlin
  • Cologne: Cologne Stadium
  • Dortmund: BVB Stadion Dortmund
  • Dusseldorf: DΓΌsseldorf Arena
  • Frankfurt: Frankfurt Arena
  • Gelsenkirchen: Arena AufSchalke
  • Hamburg: Volksparkstadion Hamburg
  • Leipzig: Leipzig Stadium
  • Munich: Munich Football Arena
  • Stuttgart: Stuttgart Arena

The opening game at the Munich Football Arena between Germany and Scotland is scheduled for 9:00 pm local time.

Group Stage Draw

The group stage draw, conducted in Hamburg with David Silva and Giorgio Marchetti overseeing proceedings, showcased two potential ‘groups of death’ in Group B and Group D. Notable matchups include Spain, Croatia, Albania, and Italy in Group B, and France, Netherlands, Austria, and the winner of play-off A in Group D.

Portugal finds itself in a comparatively lighter group with Turkey, Czechia, and play-off winner C. Hosts Germany and favorites England also face manageable opponents in their respective groups.

Prize Money

Besides the on-field spectacle, the Euro Cup is renowned for its substantial prize money. UEFA has allocated a total prize pool of $360 million for the 24 participating nations, with a minimum of €9.25 million guaranteed for each team.

UEFA anticipates generating over $2.61 billion in commercial revenue from broadcasters. Teams releasing players on international duty will share from a €240 million pool. The eventual winner stands to earn a maximum of €28.25 million, contingent on triumphing in all three group stage matches, a prize pool significantly surpassing that of the 2021 Euros and more than twenty times that of the 2022 Women’s Euros.

Also Read:- Euro 2024: A Comprehensive Overview

 

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