A report in the Italian media explains how Inter Milan’s Champions League win over RB Salzburg brought 70 million euros to the club’s coffers.
Nerazzurri superstars Lautaro Martinez and Nicolo Barella started on the bench but entered the pitch in the second half to combine for the all-important winner.
The Italian won the spot kick as his shot struck the arm of an opponent inside the penalty box, The club captain sent the goalkeeper in the wrong direction to score the solitary goal of the evening.
This secured Inter’s qualification to the UCL knockout stages alongside Real Sociedad.
According to FcInter1908, last night’s victory was worth a whopping 70 million euros.
First, every win in the Champions League group stage earns the club 2.8 million in prize money.
Moreover, the qualification to the round of 16 rakes in another 9.6 million euros.
As the source explains, this also ensures at least one full house at the Giuseppe Meazza in the knockout stages. This should bring in around 7 million from matchday revenues.
Inter Milan Ensure 70 Million In Total Following Champions League Win Vs Salzburg
Finally, last night’s win mathematically sealed Inter’s qualification for the 2025 Club World Cup.
This will be the first edition of the revamped tournament which will include 32 clubs from all over the globe. It will take place in the United States in the summer of 2025.
The report claims that Inter can expect to collect a figure of around 50 million euros from their participation.
So all in all, Lautaro’s spot-kick winner was curiously worth 70 million euros, argues the source.