Geneva: Champions League winner Chelsea received €59.9 million ($73.1 million) in prize money and was the biggest earner in last season's competition, UEFA said on Friday.
Beaten finalist Bayern Munich earned €41.7 million ($50.9 million) from the €754 million ($919 million) prize fund which UEFA shared among 32 teams playing in the group stage. Bayern got a further €2.1 million ($2.6 million) for playing in the playoff round to qualify for the group stage.
Barcelona, which reached the semifinals, earned €40.6 million ($49.5 million). Barcelona's quarterfinals opponent, AC Milan, was next with €39.9 million ($48.7 million).