Real Madrid Extend Unbeaten FIFA Club Final Victory Run
Real Madrid beat the Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal in the Fifa Club World Cup final in Rabat yesterday 11th February to win the trophy for a record-extending fifth time.
Only fellow Spanish side Barcelona has come close to Real´s 5 trophies who have won three since the first final in 2000.
Real´s Vinicius Jr and Federico Valverde put Champions League trophy winners 2-0 up before Al-Hilal scored to get back in the game.
Karim Benzema put them back shortly after with a goal and put Real Madrid in poll position.
🏆 @realmadrid, CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD FOR THE FIFTH TIME! 👏#ClubWC
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) February 11, 2023
Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid have now added to their four cups from 2014 to 2018 – and ensured European teams have won the past 10 World Club Cup championships.
Real Madrid beat Liverpool in the 2022 Champions League Final in Paris to make it 13 European wins – by far the biggest haul of any team.
Al-Hilal who are the FIFA Asian Champions are managed by former Oxford United boss Ramon Diaz, beat Brazilians Flamengo in the semis and became the first Saudi team to reach the final.