Copa America 2021 Prize Money for Winners, Runners Up: There is huge hype among every football fan to enjoy the 47th edition of Copa America which is scheduled to begin from 11th June to 10th July in Columbia and Argentina. The tournament which was initially scheduled in 2020 got postponed due to the worldwide outbreak of covid-19, where the governing body South American Football Confederation decided to reschedule it for 2021.
Copa America Prize Money
This is for the second time the event will be hosted by two countries Columbia and Argentina. Copa America is a prestigious event that involves a huge amount of prize money. The 2016 Copa America winner Brazil, took home a whopping sum of $6.5 million. Here we have come up in detail with Copa America 2021 Prize Money.
Copa America 2021 Prize Money
The organization had not made any changes in the prize money of winners from the last edition, where the winning team will receive a total of 6.5 million dollars along with the Gold Cup. The only reason being the Covid-19 surge. Also, the winner will take home the Prize money and a trophy along with several cash rewards from sponsors as well.
There is a lot of curiosity to know more about the Copa America 2021 Prize Money. The 2021 Copa America Prize Money distributed is estimated to be around 21.5 Million dollars. The total amount will be distributed among Winners, Runners Ups, and Participating Teams.
The runner-up team of the Copa America 2021 event will get 3.5 million dollars and also a Silver Cup. Also, they too will receive a cash prize from the sponsors and their respective federation.
Those who are not able to make it into the finals and semi-finals too get a good amount of money. The team placed at the third position will receive 3 million dollars, with those at the fourth place will get 2.5 million dollars.
|Third Place||$3 million|
|Fourth Place||$2.5 million|
|Qualified teams||$2 million|
|Total Prize Money||$19.5 million|
Also, teams successful in getting through the Quarterfinals are eligible for the Copa America 2021 prize money. Out of the 12 participating teams, 8 teams qualify into the quarter-final stage and four into the semi-finals. Out of the 8 teams from the Quarter-final stage, four losing teams will be awarded 1.5 million dollars each. However, the eliminated team will not receive any prize money. Brazil has won a total of 9 Copa America titles, whereas Uruguay is the most successful Copa America team with 15 titles.