According to KP-Sport, UEFA will pay Krasnodar € 1.287 million for the participation of the club’s players in Euro 2020. Five footballers from southerners competed in the championship. 32-year-old midfielder Alexey Ionov and 22-year-old goalkeeper Matvey Safonov left the tournament as part of the Russian national team in the group stage. Also 26-year-old midfielder Christoffer Olsson, 29-year-old midfielder Viktor Klasson and 34-year-old striker Markus Berg (moved to Gothenburg), who lost in the Swedish national team in the 1/8 finals to Ukraine.
The publication notes that for the Russians who did not reach 1/8 with the national team, Krasnodar will be compensated for 225 thousand € (per person), and for the Swedes who have gone further for 279 thousand € (per person). FC Sochi will also receive 225 thousand € for the 29-year-old striker Anton Zabolotny (in May he moved to CSKA) representing the national team.
In addition, UEFA awarded the largest payment among Russian clubs to Spartak Moscow – € 1.518 thousand. From the team in Euro 2020 for Russia (group stage) participated 27-year-old defender Georgy Dzhikia, 27-year-old midfielder Roman Zobnin and 24-year-old forward Roman Sobolev, for Sweden 24-year-old striker Jordan Larsson (1/8 finals), for Netherlands 29-year-old midfielder Quincy Promes (1/8 finals) and 23-year-old midfielder Alex Kral for the Czech Republic (1/4 finals compensation of € 315 thousand).
The second place in payments for participation in Euro 2020 among domestic teams went to St. Petersburg “Zenith” – € 1.404 million. In the championship, 26-year-old defender Vyacheslav Karavaev, 28-year-old midfielder Magomed Ozdoev, 37-year-old defender Yuri Zhirkov, 28-year-old midfielder Daler Kuzyaev, 32-year-old forward Artem Dzyuba played for Croatia, 32-year-old defender Deyan Lovren played for Croatia ( 1/8 finals).
UEFA also awarded compensation to Lokomotiv Moscow – € 1.125 million for five players, CSKA – € 729 thousand for three players, Dynamo – € 675 thousand for three athletes, Rubin Kazan – € 450 thousand for two players and “Akhmatu” (Grozny) – 225 thousand € for one representative.