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09-08-2012, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by TheStinger View Post
For a smaller team from a non-traditionally strong football nation, the exposure on the world stage can mean dramatically increased revenue from gate receipts and also new sponsors who might otherwise not be interested in your team at all. You might have a normal sponsor who gives you X amount, but when you get grouped in to play Real Madrid twice and another big Italian team, someone is bound to come along and offer you three or four times what you were getting.

That can mean a lot for a small market team in terms of getting new players.
Oh no doubt making the CL brings with it a whole host of other revenue boosts, from sponsorship, to merch sales, gate receipts, concessions, add fan interest, more good will from local authorities when it comes to stadium remodeling, etc. I just wanted to clear up what the Uefa pay out is cause that's the only increase that's consistent from team to team, while all of those other factors vary greatly.

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