One of the biggest events in female soccer is the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The world’s top national teams fight for the prized trophy in this event, which is held every four years.
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will play from 20 July to 20 August 2023 at New Zealand and Australia. In this article, we will dive into the FIFA Women’s World Cup prize money 2023 and its impact on women’s football.
FIFA Women’s World Cup Prize Money 2023
Despite the women’s world cup being started in 1991, FIFA set to distribute the prize money was the first time in the 2007 World Cup. The prize fund for the Women’s World Cup has increased steadily over the years.
In 2007 the total fund was $5.8m, which started will growing each season and reach up to $30m in 2019. Recently, FIFA President Gianni Infantino revealed that the $110 total prize money will be split in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
This prize fund is much less than the payout split in the men’s world cup 2022. In the FIFA World Cup 2022 the total $440m prize fund was split among the teams.
This $110 million prize money is three times greater than the previous season’s payout of $30 million. FIFA President also reports that they trying to remove the gender gap and pay equal purse till 2027.
Infantino hit the bidders because they were giving 100 times less for the streaming rights to the Women’s event than for the Men’s. Even though FIFA has not yet sold the live-streaming rights for the contest.
Still, the total prize money has been announced by FIFA, how this purse will be split between the teams is not revealed.
FIFA Women’s World Cup Prize Money 2019
|Round of 16 teams||$750k|
|Group stage elimination||$500k|
FIFA Women’s World Cup Prize Money History