UEFA expect to generate somewhere around €450 million to €500 million in revenue for the 2016 competition while four ago Poland and Ukraine hosted the Euro 2012 which generated roughly €300 million. The increase in revenue means that the prize money awarded to teams will increase as well. In the last 15 years total prize money pool of the competitions has been increasing every four years and below table shows the rise in prize money from 2000 to 2016.
|Participation Fee||€8 million||For each and every 24 teams|
|Drawing a Grounp Match||€500,000||For drawing a match in group stage|
|Winning a Group Match||€1 million||Every time a team wins a group match|
|Round of 16||€1.5 million||Awarded to each and every 16 teams|
|Quarter Finals||€2.5 million||Awarded to all eight teams in quarterfinalists|
|Semifinals||€4 million||Awarded to all four teams in semifinals|
|Runnerups||€5 million||Awarded To Team losing in the final|
|Champions||€8 million||Awarded to Final Winners|
|Winner’s Potential Earning||€27 million||Potential earning for euro 2016 winners can reach €27m|
Each of the 24 teams will get €8m participation fee. There are bonuses in group stage with €1 million for every win and €500,000 for every draw. Every Team qualifying for round of 16 will get additional €1.5 million. All 8 quarter finalists will get another €2.5 million. Four semifinalists will pocket another €4 million each. Runners-up will get another €5 million and winners will get €8 million added to what they have already earned till semifinals.
So potential earnings of Euro 2016 winners can reach as much as €27 million, for runners-up €24 million and losing semifinalists can pocket as much as €19 million depending on how they perform in group stages.