According to UEFA’s financial report for the 2021/22 season, FC Barcelona earned about €65 million from their Champions League success last season. The Blaugrana had a disappointing European season, falling out of the Champions League in the group stages. Barcelona finished third in a group that included Bayern Munich, SL Benfica, and Dynamo Kyiv. Thus, it was relegated to the Europa League.
Barcelona earned €65 million from the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League.
Under Xavi Hernandez, the Catalans advanced to the quarter-finals of European football’s secondary competition before being ousted by eventual winners Eintracht Frankfurt. Despite being eliminated in the group stage. Barcelona has earned more than €64 million from their Champions League campaign. Regarding figures, the Catalans were awarded €15.64 million for participating in the group stages.
Additionally, they received €6.964 million from their group-stage results against Bayern Munich, Dynamo Kyiv, and Benfica. In addition, the Blaugrana won €34.11 million depending on their UEFA coefficient standing. Plus, the market pool generated €8.161 million in revenue.
In essence, the market pool refers to the allocation made by UEFA to each club based on money collected from audiovisual rights in their country. It is divided among all national teams based on their league place the previous year and the amount of Champions League matches they played that season.
It brings Barcelona’s total earnings from their UEFA Champions League run in 2021/22 to €64.875 million. In addition, the Catalans earned €6.94 million from their Europa League quarter-final run. Barcelona, like last season, was ousted from the Champions League group stages.
In the Europa League, they did, not advance past the knockout stages. However, Barça is on its path to winning La Liga. It has already won the Spanish Super Cup, while the Copa del Rey is also very much within reach.