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The football team of Russia will not receive payments from the state for the performance of the home world Cup. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to own source.
“Payments is not planned yet. What the world Cup is different from world Championships in other sports? According to the results of the world Championships, the government never pays the athletes. The Olympics is a different story, there a lot of sports,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
With the release of the national team in the quarter-finals of the Russian football Union (RFU) will receive from the International football Federation (FIFA) prize in the amount of four million dollars. In total, FIFA will pay $ 16 million. Eight million dollars received as prize money for participation in the group stage. Four million for overcoming the group stage.
In the group stage, the Russian team took second place, behind Uruguay. In the match of 1/8 finals of the wards Stanislaus cherchesova on penalties team beat Spain. On 7 July they will play against Croatia. The match will be held in Sochi. The meeting will begin at 21:00.
The world championship will last until July 15.
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