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FA Cup final: Liverpool’s prize money for beating Chelsea revealed

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The prize money Liverpool will earn after winning the 2021/22 FA Cup trophy has been revealed.

The FA Cup reached its conclusion on Saturday evening, with Liverpool crowned champions after beating Chelsea 6-5 in a penalty shootout in the final.

Cesar Azpilicueta and Mason Mount both missed from the spot, and Kostas Tsimikas scored the decisive penalty in a 6-5 victory after the match had ended in a 0-0 draw.

Sadio Mane had the chance to clinch the trophy for Liverpool after Azpilicueta’s effort hit the post, but he was denied by his Senegal teammate, Edouard Mendy.

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However, according to the MARCA, Liverpool had already earned 1.6 million pounds, having beaten Shrewsbury Town, Cardiff City, Norwich City, Nottingham Forest and Manchester City in the semi-final.

By beating Chelsea at Wembley to win the FA Cup, Liverpool added a further 1.8m pounds to that sum.

That means, in all, Liverpool’s FA Cup prize money totals 3.4m pounds for the 2021/22 season.

Beyond prize money, Jurgen Klopp’s side would have brought in 6m pounds in matchday revenue during their cup run.

They will also earn around 650,000 pounds in television fees.

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Therefore, the Reds will have earned around 10m pounds for their FA Cup victory over Chelsea in 2021/22.

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