NYON, Switzerland (AP) " Juventus got nearly 3.5 million euros ($3.78 million) from UEFA to top the list of club payments for releasing players for the 2016 European Championship.
Liverpool and Tottenham also banked more than 3 million euros ($3.24 million) from the UEFA fund of more than 150 million euros ($162 million).
UEFA says 641 European clubs from 54 countries were paid for providing players to national-team squads in qualifying matches and the tournament in France.
Real Madrid, which sent Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe to the title-winning Portugal squad, was sixth, receiving 2.5 million euros ($2.73 million). English clubs collected more than 38 million euros ($41 million), including several thousand to some semi-professional clubs.
Icelandic clubs earned 118,000 euros ($127,000).
UEFA says it aims to pay clubs 200 million euros ($216 million) from Euro 2020 income.
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