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Liverpool Are World Champions

Liverpool World Champions

Jurgen Klopp has urged his players to savour their ‘sensational’ Club World Cup success but admits they were left ‘exhausted’ following their extra-time victory over Flamengo. Roberto Firmino’s 99th-minute strike secured victory for the Reds against the Copa Libertadores champions in Doha on Saturday, meaning the Merseyside club become just the second English side to [...]

alisson becker liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has paid tribute to his goalkeeper Alisson Becker after the Brazilian delivered a match-winning display against Monterrey on Wednesday. The Reds had to rely upon their goalkeeper in the Club World Cup semi-final, as Alisson came up with several big stops against the Mexican side in Qatar. Naby Keita gave Liverpool [...]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick led Real Madrid to the FIFA Club World Cup title on Sunday, closing out a truly incredible season for the Portuguese. With the trophy, he became the first player to ever win the Champions League, European Championship, Club World Cup and Ballon d’Or in a calendar year. Not only did Ronaldo [...]

Barca Win Record Third FIFA World Cup Title

A pair of goals from Luis Suarez and a Lionel Messi strike saw Barcelona claim their third FIFA Club World Cup crown with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over River Plate in Yokohama. There was no doubt that the champions of Europe deserved to win the match and consequently the tournament with an immaculate all-round display. [...]

Suarez Leads Barcelona Into World Club Final

No Mess. No Neymar. No problem for Barcelona because they still have arguably the third best player in the world in Luis Suarez whose hat-trick kept Barca on track for a an unprecedented third FIFA World Club Championship. Suarez is the first player who has scored hat-trick in the Club World Cup history Suarez’s goals [...]

When Real Madrid beat San Lorenzo 2-0 on Saturday to become Club World Cup champions, skipper Iker Casillas made history as he became the first captain to win eight major trophies, the Club World Cup, La Liga, Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup, Champions League, World Cup and the European Championships. The [...]

Real Madrid Are World Club Champions

Real Madrid are FIFA Club World Cup champions after easily beating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Morocco. The Champions League winners scored on either side of the half thanks to goals from defender Sergio Ramos and winger Gareth Bale. The two wins in Morocco, means that Carlo Ancelotti’s side have won their last [...]

Chelsea Lose In Club World Cup Final

Chelsea fans around the world will not be waking up to “Champions Of The World” t-shirts under the tree on Christmas Day after Rafa Benitez’s side lost 1-0 to Corinthians today. The defeat is the latest blow for a Chelsea side that had failed at every opportunity to live up to the title of CHampions [...]

Barcelona romp to World Club Cup victory

Thanks to Cesc Fabregas, Xavi and, of course, Lionel Messi Barcelona won the World Club Cup at a canter. Santos, arguably the best team in South America at the moment, were disposed of as though they were an irritant to Barcelona. This Barcelona side take no prisoners. They win constantly, they win beautifully. They win [...]

David Villa Breaks Leg At FIFA Club World Cup

David Villa fractured his left tibia shortly before half-time in the Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Sadd in Yokohama, Japan today. Villa, who had been linked with a move to away from the Nou Camp in January, was carried off on a stretcher after appearing to land awkwardly 39 minutes into a game [...]