According to figures released by the European Club Association on Thursday, German sports club, Bayern Munich has earned the biggest share of the $70m FIFA cash handed out to clubs whose players performed at the 2014 World Cup.
The club was compensated with $1,734,367 for releasing their players for the tournament. Real Madrid, Chelsea and Barcelona earned
$1,297,800, $1,253,233, and $1,191,167 respectively.
FIFA paid 396 clubs from 57 countries represented at the sporting event. Manchester United, Napoli, Arsenal, Juventus and Manchester City also earned at least $1million.
They also paid $2,800 for each day players who were on official national team duty before and during the World Cup.