Real Madrid win their 5th Club World Cup title

Real Madrid (Spain) won the FIFA Club World Cup for the 5th time. Real Madrid rose to the top by beating Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) 5-3 in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup held in Rabat, Morocco on the 12th. Real Madrid, which lifted the championship trophy again after 5 years since 2018, increased the team’s record for winning the most in this competition to 5 times. Along with a 100% win rate in the finals, the Club World Cup undefeated streak continued. Until the final of this tournament, Real Madrid recorded 12 wins and 2 draws in the Club World Cup total. Barcelona (Spain) is following Real Madrid with three titles.

Established in 2000, the Club World Cup is a competition to determine the world’s strongest club, with seven teams participating, including the winners of club competitions on six continents and the champions of the host country’s league. With Real Madrid winning this year, a European team has risen to the top for the 10th time in a row since 2013. The competition was not held in 2020. Out of 19 competitions so far this year, European teams have won 15 and South American teams have won 4 times. The South American teams that reached the top were all Brazilian clubs. 온라인바카라

Al-Hilal, who challenged to become the first Asian team to win the Club World Cup, fought hard against Real Madrid, finishing the first half 1-2, but gave up consecutive goals in the 9th and 13th minutes of the second half and collapsed. Al-Hilal had to settle for their third Asian club runner-up. Kashima Antlers (Japan) in 2016 and Al Ain (United Arab Emirates) in 2018 were runners-up.

Vinicius Junior (23) of Real Madrid, who recorded 3 goals and 1 assist in this tournament, including 2 goals and 1 assist in the final, was selected as the MVP of the tournament. Real Madrid received 5 million dollars (approximately 6.35 billion won) as the winning prize.

The Club World Cup, which has been held every year so far, will be held every four years. The first competition in a four-year cycle will be held in 2025, and the number of participating teams will increase to 32.

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