Both sides received a significant windfall from their performance in the competition.
According to reports, reaching the group stage of the competition alone would bring a club £13.14 million. Following that, a club would be awarded £2.32 million for each win in the group stage, and £770k for every draw.
Teams would then stand to earn £8.16 million for qualifying for the round of 16, £9 million for reaching the quarter-finals and £10.3 million for reaching the semi-finals.
The winners of the Champions League earn £16 million while the runners-up receive £13 million.
Chelsea won four of their group stage matches, while drawing the other two, which earned them just under £50 million before the final. The Blues’ total earnings after winning the competition are just under £70 million according to the report.
Manchester City, on the other hand, won five of their group stage matches and drew one, meaning they earned a little above £50 million prior to the final. According to the report, the Cityzens pocketed a total of just over £60 million from the competition.