19 Jun 2010

FIFA expects $US3.2 billion from World Cup

10:05 am on 19 June 2010

FIFA expects to earn $US3.2 billion from the World Cup.

It is the organisation's main source of income, providing 75% of the funds to invest in football development.

The BBC reports FIFA has been granted tax exemptions in South Africa for the tournament. It owns all media, marketing and intellectual rights.