Tuesday 6th September, 2016
Berlin, Sept. (GNA/dpa) – A record 659 clubs
will receive compensation for releasing players for Euro 2016, European
football body UEFA said Tuesday.
The pay-out is worth 150 million euros (157
million dollars) following an agreement reached with the European Club
Association last year.
Clubs who released players for the
tournament in France from June 10 to July 10 receive 100 million euros, with 50
million benefiting clubs whose players took part in the qualifying phase.