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Barca players handed €92 million in bonuses last season

The bonus was €2 million less than the amount that was paid out in 2018; the figure was €3 million more than what the players received when the club won the treble in 2015.

Barcelona's players celebrate with the Liga trophy after winning the club's 26th league title at the end of the Spanish League football match between Barcelona and Levante at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on 27 April 2019. Picture: AFP.

BARCELONA - Barcelona paid out €92 million in collective bonuses to its players for winning the Spanish league and Super Cup titles last season, the club’s annual report showed.

The bonus was €2 million less than the amount that was paid out in 2018. The figure was €3 million more than what the players received when the club won the treble in 2015.

The report revealed that the club spent a total of 541 million euros on staff costs across all its sports teams, with €311.9 million spent on first team coaches and players.

While Barca won La Liga at a canter and lifted the Super Cup last season, they lost the Copa del Rey final to Valencia and were beaten by Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals.

Barca paid players €89 million for the 2014-15 campaign, when they won La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.

They handed out €94 million for the 2017-2018 season, when they won the Copa del Rey and La Liga titles.

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