In the final they beat the Brazilian “Gremio”, the decisive goal was scored by Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Madrid “real” Cristiano Ronaldo (right)Photo:epa/vostock-photo
The players of real Madrid defeated Brazilian Gremio in the final match of the club world Cup in UAE.
The meeting, held on Saturday, ended with the score 1:0 in favor of real Madrid, a goal which in the 53rd minute spent Cristiano Ronaldo.
Thus, “real” for the third time won the world club championship and on this indicator equaled in the lead “Barcelona” (Spain).
Real and Gremio play at the tournament as the best clubs in Europe and South America.
The club world Cup in the current format was first held in 2000, and then regularly held since 2005, with the participation of the best clubs in the continental confederations. Prior to that, from 1960 to 2004 – the best club in the world was determined by the matches between the strongest teams of Europe and South America (Intercontinental Cup).
Just on account of European clubs, 10 trophies, four times the tournament was submitted to the South American clubs, never – the representatives of other continents.
Spanish clubs have won the FIFA club world Cup six times – the best record among individual countries. Four times the winners for clubs from Brazil.