FIFA Club World Cup facts for kids
|Number of teams||7 (from 6 confederations)|
|Current champions|| Liverpool FC
|Most successful club(s)|| Real Madrid
|2019 FIFA Club World Cup|
The FIFA Club World Cup is a competition in the sport of Club football. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) organizes the World Cup every one year. The tournament officially assigns the world title. It is normally contested between the Champions of each continent, and the champion of the host country. Real Madrid is the most successful team in the tournament, with 4 titles.
List of champions and statistics
See also: Clubs of football world champions
|Vasco da Gama|
|2007||AC Milán||4–2||Boca Juniors|
|2008||Manchester United||1–0||LDU Quito|
|2013||Bayern Munich||2–0||Raja Casablanca|
|2014||Real Madrid||2–0||San Lorenzo|
Results by country
Results by continent
Pre Fifa Club World Cup Competition
- Intercontinental Cup (1960-2004); in 2017 FIFA officially recognized all of them as official club world champions (de jure) with the same status to the FIFA Club World Cup winners or world champions FIFA. In synthesis FIFA has two types of world champions, those deriving from the Intercontinental Cup and those deriving from the Club World Cup, the two competitions confer the same title.'
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Stanley Rous can be considered a "founding father" of the road for a club world cup. As a referee, he participated in the 1930 Coupe des Nations. As a football official, he endorsed and supported Copa Rio and the International Soccer League. As FIFA president, he was the first FIFA official to propose the expansion of the Intercontinental Cup into an all-confederations Club World Cup under FIFA auspices, a proposal he put forward in 1967 and that would turn into the FIFA Club World Cup in 2000.
Corinthians won their second world title after defeating Chelsea 1–0 in the final, capping off a year which saw them undefeated in international matches with just four goals conceded.
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