Germany counts cash from Cup

Figures released show that this year's World Cup in Germany was a financial success for both the German Football Federation and FIFA.

    A good month for FIFA's coffers

    Theo Zwanziger, president of the German football federation, revealed the tournament netted a staggering $171 million before tax.

    Once taxed, $72 million will be split between the German Football Federation and the German Football League, while FIFA will collect $52 million.

    The hosts nation enjoyed sell-out crowds throughout its month long finals which were widely hailed as an enormous success.

    SOURCE: AFP


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