Eintracht Frankfurt have finally emerged victorious after winning Europa League 2021-22. They defeated Rangers to achieve this milestone. Frankfurt not only received appreciation but a huge amount of money after winning the tournament.
Rangers too portrayed some epic gameplay from their side throughout the tournament. However, they weren’t successful in winning the finals against Frankfurt.
After a long wait of 32 years, Eintracht Frankfurt finally claimed their second major European trophy. The final was a complete nail-biter for all. Football fans all around the globe witnessed the finals they were expecting for. Apart from Rangers losing fans from both sides were satisfied with an epic encounter.
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Prize Money Breakdown for Europa League 2021-22
Winning the Europa cup 2022 along with the trophy also includes a huge amount of money. Apart from this runners-up and semi-finalists are entitled to a particular amount of money.
Here is the complete list of prize pool distribution among the top four teams of Europa League 2021-22.
- Eintracht Frankfurt: The winners were entitled to receive a sum of €8.6 million.
- Rangers: Rangers who lost the finals and eventually claimed the second spot in the tournament received €4.6 million as their reward.
- West Ham United
- RB Leipzig
Both the semi-finalists were also entitled to a particular amount of money. Both the teams received €2.8 million each.
Eintracht Frankfurt Wins Europa League 2021-22 Finals
The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 finally ended on Thursday where Eintracht Frankfurt were crowned champions. The finals was one of the best games fans witnessed throughout the tournament.
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The Rangers decided to go with a lineup of 4-3-3 whereas Frankfurt chose a formation of 3-4-2-1 with Maury leading the attack. The first half ended with both the teams failing to score a goal.
During 57 minutes of play, Joe Aribo with an outstanding goal fired Rangers into the front grasping the lead. However, the lead striker Maury scored an equalizer during 69 minutes of play bringing Frankfurt back into the game. After the full time, both teams were level which eventually took the game to extra time. The extra time ended with both sides failing to score.
This took the game to a penalty shootout. Frankfurt were able to score all the goals during the shootout. Rangers, on the other hand, scored four goals after the miss from Aaron Ramsey. This resulted in Eintracht Frankfurt winning not only the game but also the Europa League 2021-22.