5 Dec 2013

Prize money for Football World Cup up

6:15 am on 5 December 2013

The prize money at next year's football World Cup finals in Brazil will be increased by at least a third from that on offer in South Africa in 2010.

The overall prize money for the tournament will rise to $680 million, $170 million more than 2010.

The winning team will receive almost $50 million.