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UAE leaves Club World Cup, Real Madrid writes history with 4th title

Al Ain FC honours Arab football with second place

Spanish Real Madrid have won the FIFA Club World Cup for the third consecutive year in a historic achievement for the Royal Club, beating Al Ain FC 4-1 in the final.

Real Madrid’s title is the fourth in the tournament and third in a row, marking a new record, having won it in 2014, 2016, and 2017.

Real Madrid currently has 26 continental titles and continues to dominate the continental trophy list, including 13 UEFA Champions League titles; 7 Club World Cup and Intercontinental titles; four European Super Cup titles, and two UEFA Cup titles.

Real Madrid played the 36th final in all continental tournaments, 16 of them were in the UEFA Champions League; 9 in the Club World Cup; 7 in the European Super Cup; two in the European Cup, and one final in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.

The royal team sent a message to the world that it will remain victorious. The team started its path to the cup at the 2018 World Cup in the UAE with a 3-1 win over Kashima Antlers, before defeating Al Ain FC 4-1 and retaining the World Cup.

Al Ain FC took a long journey, beginning with New Zealand’s Team Wellington with free kicks in the first round, then Espérance Sportive de Tunis with a 3-0 score in the second round, then beating Argentina’s Club Atlético River Plate in the semi-final with free kicks, before losing to Real Madrid.

Real Madrid will receive a $5m prize, while Al Ain FC won $4m. In third place Club Atlético River Plate will win $2.5m, fourth Kashima Antlers wins $2m, while the fifth team wins $1.5m, and the sixth team wins $1m.

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