German footballers to get $408,000 each for World Cup triumph

Berlin: The German Football Federation unveiled its incentive scheme for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil saying that each player would get a payout of $408,000, if the country wins the tournament.

Team captain Philipp Lahm and the rest of the players quickly agreed to keep the same incentive scheme that was in place for last year`s European Championship in Poland and Ukraine, reports Xinhua.

The scheme only kicks in after the second round with each player receiving $68,000 for reaching the quarterfinals, $136,000 for reaching the semifinals and $204,000 for the final.

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