Germany earn $35m for World Cup win
Germany will be awarded $35 million in prize money for winning the 2014 World Cup, while each player will get a $408,000 bonus from their national football federation (DFB) for lifting the trophy.
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Mario Gotze's winning goal in extra time ensured coach Joachim Low's side will earn the biggest share of the $576 million prize fund, up more than $150 million from the 2010 World Cup. Spain earned $30 million of the $420 million pot for winning the tournament in South Africa four years ago.
Argentina will be paid $25 million for finishing as runners-up in 2014, while each of the 32 nations that reached the finals in Brazil have earned at least $8 million.
The fund includes payments to clubs worldwide and an insurance policy to cover injured players' salaries.
Before the tournament, the DFB has promised all 23 players in the squad a bonus of 300,000 euros ($408,000) for winning the title, Germany's fourth in World Cup history and the first to be won by a European side in the Americas.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this report