UEFA Super Cup prize money revealed – Details

The UEFA Super Cup Trophy on the centre circle at Besiktas Park in Turkey
Liverpool vs Chelsea will kick-off tonight (Photo by Alex Caparros – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Liverpool and Chelsea will meet in the UEFA Super Cup tonight after winning the Champions League and Europa Leaguetrophies last season.

It will be the first time that the competition has had an all-English match and it gives both teams a chance to boost their momentum for the new Premier Leagueseason.

Liverpool defeated Tottenham 2-1 in the Champions League final earlier this year to qualify for the match, while Chelsea won 4-1 against Arsenal in the final of the Europa League.

Ahead of the match, here is everything that you need to know about what the winning team will get.

What does the UEFA Super Cup winner get?

Both teams will earn €3.5 million (£3.3 million) for taking part in the match, with winner also claiming a bonus of €1 million (£940,000).

The winners will also get to lift the Super Cup trophy after securing victory and becoming the first English team to win since 2005.

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates after scoring in the Premier League
Virgil van Dijk will be looking to continue the same level of form that he had last season (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Chelsea made more than €20 million for their success in the Europa League last season, while Liverpool made over €70 million in prize money for ending the season as Champions League winners.

Chelsea last competed in the Super Cup in 2013 after they last won the Europa League, but they lost to Champions league winners Bayern Munich.

Liverpool’s last appearance was in 2005 when they defeated CSKA Moscow 3-1 at Stade Louis II in Monaco.