Club World Cup

Liverpool beat Flamengo to win maiden Club World Cup

Liverpool, the Champions League reigning champions, became the second English side to win the tournament, after Manchester United in 2008.

Dec 22, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

La Liga: Lionel Messi's 50th dazzler of 2019 helps Barcelona thrash Alaves

Messi produced a jaw-dropping strike to restore Barca`s two-goal lead, holding off three defenders outside the area before smashing into the net.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

Late Roberto Firmino's strike sends Liverpool into Club World Cup final

Saturday`s final will mark a repeat of the 1981 Intercontinental Cup, the tournament`s forerunner, when a Zico inspired Flamengo beat Liverpool 3-0 in Tokyo.

Dec 19, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Flamengo fight back against Al Hilal to reach Club World Cup final

Brazilian champions Flamengo came from behind to beat Saudi Arabia`s Al Hilal 3-1 on Tuesday and book their place in the final of the Club World Cup.

Dec 18, 2019, 13:22 PM IST

FIFA will go ahead with new 24-team Club World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, speaking at a news conference, said FIFA had made the decision at its council meeting on Friday.

Mar 16, 2019, 09:23 AM IST

Barcelona ease past Celta to end year atop La Liga

Barca lead the standings with 37 points, three ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid and six clear of Sevilla who play against Leganes on Sunday.

Dec 23, 2018, 10:10 AM IST

FIFA task force meets to examine Gianni Infantino's tournament plans

FIFA president Gianni Infantino proposes a revamped Club World Cup, which would be played every four years with up to 24 teams, while his Nations League would take the form of a mini World Cup with an eight teams. 

Dec 10, 2018, 10:21 AM IST

FIFA announces referees for Club World Cup

La Liga outfit Real Madrid are the defending champions of the tournament having emerged victorious in the last two editions as well.

Oct 17, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

FIFA begins talks on ambitious new competitions

FIFA began talks on Monday over two new proposed competitions which could reshape international soccer and be worth billions of dollars to the global soccer body.

May 01, 2018, 09:32 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to retire at Real Madrid

Ronaldo scored the only goal of the Club World Cup final against Gremio on Saturday to help Real win the tournament for the fourth time. The goal also made him the all-time top scorer (7) in the competition.

Dec 17, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Real Madrid rally to beat Al Jazira, reach Club World Cup final

Gareth Bale scored with his first touch after coming on as a substitute in the 81st minute as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Emirates club Al Jazira 2-1 in Wednesday's semifinal.

Dec 14, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Rejuvenated Real Madrid eye fifth prize of 2017

They won La Liga, the Champions League, UEFA and Spanish Super Cup in a thrilling fashion and now eye the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi this week.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

FIFA likely to replace Confederations Cup with new club competition

The Confederations Cup is held in the year before a World Cup and features the respective national team champions of each continent.

Oct 27, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

El Clasico switched to December 23 due to Club World Cup clash

The clash was expected to take place on December 20 as part of a full midweek round of fixtures before Spain`s winter break.

Sep 11, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo is a rare breed: Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's star striker

The 31-year-old talisman, whose joy has been dampened by allegations of tax fraud, insisted that if he and Messi played for the same team, he would have scooped more accolades than his Argentine rival.

Dec 14, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Lionel Messi, Neymar​ to start Club World Cup final

Barcelona are aiming to win the title for the third time.

Dec 20, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Lionel Messi flushes kidney stone; doctors urged caution

The 28-year-old forward had endured restless nights with the kidney stone causing his abdominal pains.

Dec 18, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

Club World Cup: Luis Suarez grabs hat-trick as Barcelona stroll into final

Barca`s dominance was almost embarrassing as they stroked the ball effortlessly. 

Dec 17, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque unhappy with late finish to Liga season

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque believes his side`s chances of winning an unprecedented third consecutive European Championship have been hampered by the decision to delay the end of the Spanish league season by a week.

Aug 14, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

FIFA Club World Cup returns to Japan

The FIFA Club World Cup will return to Japan in December 2015 and 2016, three years after it last hosted the competition, FIFA announced on Thursday.

Apr 24, 2015, 13:23 PM IST