On the field, the competition is second only to the UEFA Champions League. In fact, Champions League quality teams often make their way into the Europa League with Barcelona,

In addition to European silverware for the team left standing, there's also an automatic bid to the following season's Champions League, which is prestigious, financially

player recruitment. A place in the August showcase event UEFA Super Cup is also guaranteed for the winner. And if all that weren't enough

that's been dispensed so far and what's coming the way of teams that can advance further in the 2021-22 edition.

How much does Europa League winner earn?

The Europa League finalists will each attain $5.2 million merely for advancing to the championship match as the last two teams standing in the tournament. However, the winner will come away with

The full picture of how prize money in the Europa League is allocated can be found below in the following table.