Juventus earned more from the Champions League than any other club last season.

The Serie A club were beaten by eventual winners Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals, but still made ?65.3 million from the competition ? compared to ?55m collected by the German champions.

This was mostly due to the Italian side gaining much of the TV money in their own country, with UEFA explaining that ?monies from the market pool were divided according to the proportional value of the national TV market each individual club represented?.

Under the European governing body?s system for distributing Champions League cash, the amounts given to clubs varies by country and is related to the performance of all teams representing a particular nation.

Bayern ? who also won the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal in 2012-13 ? earned less because fellow Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund also made the final at Wembley.

Jurgen Klopp?s side took home ?54.16m, thanks partly to the reward for winning four of their six group stage games, which brought in ?1m per match.

Milan, Real Madrid and Barcelona were the next biggest earners, gaining ?51.3m, ?48.4m and ?45.5m respectively, even though the latter beat the Serie A side in the last-16 stage.

Manchester United, who lost to Madrid in the last 16,  were the best rewarded Premier League side with ?35.5m. By comparison, Chelsea made ?60m from winning the competition in 2012.

In total, ?904.6m was handed out to 32 clubs, while in the Europa League the overall fund was ?209m.

Semi-finalists Fenerbahce were the biggest earners from the competition with ?11.18m, while winners Chelsea made ?10.7m to add to the ?30.5m they made from the Champions League.


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