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Germany players set for some huge World Cup bonuses in Qatar

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The DFB has offered some ‘acceptable’ financial rewards to the German players if they make it to the final stages of the tournament.

Germany players will claim as much as €400,000 each in bonus payments if the national team wins a fifth World Cup title in Qatar this year.

The country’s football association (DFB) announced the tournament bonuses on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the national team representatives: Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller, Joshua Kimmich, and Ilkay Gundogan.

Germany World Cup Bonus Payments (Per Player)

  • Winning the World Cup: €400,000
  • Runners Up: €250,000
  • 3rd Place Finish: €200,000
  • Semi-Finalists: €150,000
  • Quarter Finalists: €100,000
  • Group Winners: €50,000

“We had intense discussions in a good and constructive atmosphere,” said DFB president Bernd Neuendorf.

“At the end of the day, we have found an acceptable solution for everyone.”

The €400,000-title winning bonus is a €100,000 upgrade from the €300,000 each player received after lifting the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Germany will begin their World Cup group stage campaign on November 23 against Japan in Group E. Hansi Flick’s side will then face Spain four days later and finally Costa Rica on December 1.

They will, however, have to deal with England first in their Group A3 finale in the Nations League on Monday at Wembley. A friendly against Oman will follow on November 16, a week before their campaign in Qatar begins.