Supercopa de Espana: How much money will Barcelona and Real Madrid make?

Max Parsons
King Fahd Stadium, home of the Supercop de Espana final
King Fahd Stadium, home of the Supercop de Espana final / Christian Liewig - Corbis/GettyImages

Barcelona and Real Madrid battle it out for 2022/23 Supercopa de Espana crown at the King Fahd Stadium.

Xavi has the opportunity to earn a first piece of silverware as Blaugrana boss, while Carlo Ancelotti can pick this title up for a second season on the trot.

The sides have been in Saudi Arabia for the past few days, having both relied on penalty-shootout victories to come out on top in their respective semi-final bouts at the King Fahd International Stadium. Barca beat Real Betis 4-2 on penalties having drawn 2-2 over 120 minutes, after Real sealed their place in the final with a 4-3 win on spot kicks having played out a 1-1 draw with Valencia.

The Supercopa de Espana's relocation to the Middle East has seen Spanish football make serious profits from the tournament, translating into pretty healthy prize money.

So, how much have Barcelona and Real Madrid made so far? And much could they make overall?

How much money have Barcelona and Real Madrid made from the Supercopa de Espana?

Participation is compensated with a sizeable chunk of cash. It has been reported that, as a base payment, the two giants of Spanish football have received €2.8m each.

Meanwhile, Valencia were given €1.7m with Real Betis receiving €750,000 for their presence at the tournament.

How much money do the Supercopa de Espana winners make?

Following progression to the showpiece event, Barcelona and Real Madrid are guaranteed a significant sum.

The runners-up will be rewarded with €1m while the champions are set to receive €2m, totalling a cool €4.8m in prize money for the Supercopa de Espana champions.

When are Barcelona and Real Madrid back in Spain?

After their Saudi Arabian payday, both Barcelona and Real Madrid face snappy returns to Spain.

Both are back in action on the evening of Thursday 19 January as they face their Copa del Rey round-of-16 opponents. La Blaugrana will travel to third-tier AD Ceuta while Los Blancos have been set the task of a trip to Villarreal.