The total income of football club “Shakhtar” with the VAT in season 2018-2019 amounted to 3 billion 761 million UAH, reports a press-service of the club.

Thus, the total income from the sale and lease of players amounted to 1 billion 478 million.

The income of the club from UEFA and FIFA for their participation in the group stage of the Champions League and in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League amounted to 1 billion 603 million UAH.

Total income from commercial activities amounted to 680 million UAH. In comparison with the previous season increased revenues from the sale of merchandise (from 18 to 22 million) and corporate boxes on the matches (from 5 to 6 million UAH).

In the 2018-2019 season, FC Shakhtar paid to the state budget of Ukraine 512 million 313 thousand UAH of taxes (7.8 million UAH more than in the past). The amount of personal income tax amounted to 378 million 104 thousand UAH.

“This season, Shakhtar for the third time in a row made a “Golden double”, winning the championship and the Ukrainian Cup. It says one thing: the team continues to demonstrate a consistently high level in the game and the results, despite the fact that for that year, is playing away from home. But the more valuable each of our victory. In the season 2018/19 “Shakhtar” became the most titled club in Ukraine”, – said the President of the club Rinat Akhmetov.

Akhmetov pointed out that through faith and the support of the fans the team will always be strong and ambitious. “Thank you, dear friends! Shakhtar plays for you! And we will do everything to each match you have to admire the attacking and entertaining game of “Shakhtar”, to rejoice at new victories in Ukrainian and international arenas!, – he stressed.