Saudi prince hands Al Hilal players $266,500 for reaching Club World Cup final

    Salem Aldawsari and Abdullah Al-Mayouf of Al Hilal celebrate after the team's victory over Flamengo in the semifinals of the Club World Cup at Stade Ibn-Batouta.

    (Reuters)Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will award a one million riyals ($266,500) bonus to each player from Al Hilal for the 3-2 win over South American champions Flamengo on Tuesday that sent them to the Club World Cup final.

    Prince Alwaleed, chairman of the Kingdom Holding Co, is a big supporter of the Saudi club and announced on social media that he will gift the players a similar amount if they also manage to win the final on Saturday.
    In addition, Saudi sports channel SSC reported that each player will get 500,000 riyals from the country's minister of sports for the Flamengo victory.
      The final will be played against the winner of the other semi-final between Spain's Real Madrid and Egypt's Al Ahly on Wednesday.