German footballers to get $408,000 each for World Cup triumph

Posted on Nov 29 2013 - 5:06pm by IBC News

Berlin, Nov 29 (IANS) The German Football Federation unveiled its incentive scheme for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil saying that each player would get a payout of $408,000 if the country wins the tournament.
Team captain Philipp Lahm and the rest of the players quickly agreed to keep the same incentive scheme that was in place for last year’s European Championship in Poland and Ukraine, reports Xinhua.
The scheme only kicks in after the second round with each player receiving $68,000 for reaching the quarterfinals, $136,000 for reaching the semifinals and $204,000 for the final.

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