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Super Cup prize money: How much could Liverpool and Chelsea earn?

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History will be made this evening as two Premier League clubs meet in the Super Cup for the first time.

It comes off the back of two all-English European finals as Liverpool beat Tottenham to the win the Champions League while Chelsea got the better of Arsenal to secure Europa League glory.

In another first, a female team of referees, led by Stephanie Frappart, will take charge of a major UEFA men’s showpiece.

The Super Cup is being held at the Vodafone Park in Istanbul, home of Turkish outfit Besiktas.

Super Cup prize money

The total prize fund for the Super Cup stands at €8million (£7.4m).

The winners of Liverpool vs Chelsea will take home €4.5m (£4.16m) in prize money.

The runners-up will collect €3.5m (£3.24m).

Super Cup trophy

Liverpool and Chelsea will not only be competing for prize money tonight as there is also a trophy involved.

The trophy stands at 58cm (23in) tall and weighs 12.2kg (27lbs).

UEFA keeps hold of the actual Super Cup at all times but the winning club will receive a replica.

Who won the last Super Cup?

The 2018 Super Cup was played on August 15 between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

The match was staged at the A. Le Coq Arena in Estonia.

Atletico went ahead after just 50 seconds as Diego Costa scored the competition's fastest-ever goal.

Karim Benzema equalised in the 27th minute and just past the hour Sergio Ramos converted a penalty, only for Costa to strike again with 11 minutes remaining to force extra-time.

Saul Niguez and Koke then struck for Atletico to secure a 4-2 victory over their city rivals.

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