The football world cup in Russia, the Belgian clubs 3.859.463 euro delivered. That made the Wereldvoetbalbond FIFA Tuesday known. Anderlecht will with 1.191.491 euros, the highest amount.
Purple and white with six players active in Russia: Leander Dendoncker (Belgium), Kara Mbodji (Senegal), Uros Spajic (Serbia), Lukasz Teodorczyk (Poland), Trezeguet (Egypt, Anderlecht, at the time, rented to Kasimpasa), and Isaac Kiese Thelin (Sweden, by Anderlecht at the time, rented out to Waasland-Beveren).
Besides Anderlecht, also get Cercle Brugge (104.344 euro), Club Brugge (254.027 euro), AA Gent (867.046 euro), Eupen (186.328 euros), Racing Genk (208.687 euro), Lokeren (243.469 euro), Ostend (134.156 euro), Waasland-Beveren (169.559 euro), Mouscron (50.309 euro), Standard (286.945 euro) and Zulte Waregem (163.969 euros) compensation from FIFA.
The Wereldvoetbalbond distributed in a total of 183 million euros of 416 teams from 63 different countries. Manchester City received the highest amount, almost € 4.4 million. The fee is not only based on the number of players that a club must give, but also how long they were active on the world cup.