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The Russian football Union (RFU) will receive from the International football Federation (FIFA) prize in the amount of four million dollars for the release of the national team of Russia in the 1/4 finals of a home world Cup. About it reports TASS.
According to the scheme of distribution of the prize Fund of the tournament, the total amount of payments for the RFU after the release of the national team in the quarter-finals would amount to $ 16 million. Eight million dollars received as prize money for participation in the group stage. Four million for overcoming the group stage.
July 1, the Russian team made it to the 1/4 finals of the world Cup. The Russians defeated the team of Spain in penalty series with the score 4:3. Regulation time and two extra time the winner is not revealed, ending with the score 1:1.
In the group the team of Stanislav Cherchesov was opposed by the national teams of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay. The Russians won two victory in the matches against Saudi Arabia (5:0) and Egypt (3:1). In the final round of the group stage the national team of Russia suffered their only defeat of the tournament, largely behind the Uruguayans (0:3).
In the 1/4 finals, the Russian team will meet with the team of Croatia. The match will take place on 7 July in Sochi. The meeting will begin at 21:00.
The world championship will last until July 15.
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