Saturday, November 5, 2022 will be an unforgettable date for all LAFC fans, as it was the day the Los Angeles franchise managed to win the first league title in its history thanks to players like Carlos Vela, Cristian Arango and Gareth Bale.
After defeating the Philadelphia Union in the final played at Banc of California Stadium, LAFC will reap everything they have worked for throughout the year. In sporting terms they added a special trophy for their showcases and also secured their pass to the next edition of the Concacaf Champions League.
In economic matters, the institution has been awarded incentives that will help strengthen the club from this moment on. Although there is no exact figure, Los Angeles Football Club is estimated to receive $300,000 for winning the 2022 MLS Cup. Everything indicates that the general accumulated playoff prize has not changed since last year, so that in total the incentives for LAFC would be distributed as follows:
Prize money division
First round: 20 thousand dollars.
Conference semifinals: $47,500.
Conference final: 100 thousand dollars.
MLS Champion: $300,000.
Chicho Arango, the tournament’s top scorer
Colombian striker Cristian Arango established himself as the goal-scoring man with Los Angeles FC in the 2022 season. “Chicho” added a total of 21 goals this year between league, cup and playoffs, so his role went from secondary to primary in a team full of stars that has emerged as champion of Major League Soccer.