Real Madrid triumphs over Al-Hilal to claim the highest number of Club World Cup can Barcelona ever catch up with their bitter rival?

Real Madrid makes history book tear apart once again after winning the FIFA Club World Cup beating Al Hilal by 5-3 and leaving a gap with Barcelona in terms of this particular trophy which seems to be uncatchable.

Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah stadium in Rabat, Morocco saw a thrilling match between the Spanish Supergiant Real Madrid and Arabian Champion Al Hilal.

Real Madrid got the better of the Arabian champion after beating them convincingly with Fede Valverde, Vinicius Jr., and Karim Benzema on the scoresheet and Al Hilal’s Vietto scored a brace to make the game interesting.

Vinicius is instrumental to Real Madrid’s success after the Brazilian superstar showed a glimpse of his capability on the biggest stages previously and was at it again during the Final held in Morocco.

“Vinicius has been improving since last season just as the team has also grown. We won the Champions League and now the world title, and Vinicius has grown along the way,” Carlo Ancelotti said in the post-match press conference.

“We are thrilled with what he is doing, above all because he keeps getting better. He is much more decisive now and is making the difference in every match.”- the Real Madrid manager further added.

Club World Cup is a prestigious tournament organized by FIFA with champions from each continent qualifying for the tournament and one extra spot belongs to the host nation’s domestic champion.

It was Real Madrid’s record fifth FIFA Club World Cup title after previously winning the title in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018 and the Los Blancos are way ahead of their bitter rival Barcelona.

Barcelona won the title three times in 2009, 2011 and 2015 which was their last participation after the Catalonia side failed to win the UEFA Champions League since then.

Real Madrid means business and the record UCL title holder are the record FIFA Club World Cup title holder too will certainly stamp their authority over Barcelona and it is unlikely that the Blaugrana would catch them up.


Salah Uddin Rafi

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Sports Content Writer. Covering F1, Tennis, Naskar and mostly Soccer. Graduated from Jahangirnagar University. A game of football is relentlessly uncompromised because passion runs thick through the veins.


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