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2014 World Cup payments to Newcastle and Sunderland

6 years ago
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The figures have just been released detailing how much all individual clubs made from their players participating at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

No surprise to see the likes of Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Barcelona in the top places, with the Bundesliga giants banking $1,734,367, which works out at almost £1.2m.

As you will see from the table below, Newcastle United were 23rd highest in the World, banking $603,867 which equates to around £400,000 for Mike Ashley.

United had Cheick Tiote, Moussa Sissoko, Mathieu Debuchy, Tim Krul and Shola Ameobi appearing for their respective countries.

Newcastle were the seventh highest English club, while in the overall listings our local rivals Sunderland were 126th highest in the world with Altidore helping them to earn $164,733, equating to around £110,000.

Thanks to the excellent Sporting Intelligence for the table below featuring the top 32 earners.

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