Infantino oversees record FIFA profits – English clubs cash in on this development

25 March 2019

Eric Dier World Cup Columbia England penalty
Photo: Getty Images FIFA are making more money than ever before - and English clubs do earn their share. On the picture English players celebrate they have qualified to the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Russia 2018.

FIFA profits surpass $1 billion for the first time. High growth in licensing, but marketing and ticket sales remain flat.

$209 million to be delivered to clubs worldwide, with English clubs receiving three times as much as they did last time.

Just 67 per cent of $1.1 billion bumper ‘entitlements’ paid out to member associations, with Africa and Asia failing to claim their share.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

FIFA has recorded a record $1.2 billion profit for its latest four-year cycle, with profit growth of 255 per cent driven by stable costs and high growth in licensing.

In what its financial committee chairman described as a “rollercoaster of a financial cycle”, FIFA delivered record revenues of $6.398 billion, up 12 per cent in 2011-14. But with costs remaining flat, a bumper profit was secured.

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