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Real Madrid threw Al Ain and is Club World Champion for the third time in a row

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Real Madrid he made history the first team to be declared the World Champion of Club World in three consecutive years, this Saturday in Abu Dhabi, where he filled the forecasts and easily crossed the host Al Ain Emirati (4-1).

Luka ModricIn the year he swept the individual prizes, he opened his way on both 14 minutes. Marcos Llorente (60), Sergio Ramos (79) and goal against Yahia Nader (90 + 1) expanded the spanish account while the japanese Tsukasa Shiotani (86) He signed the glory of local honor.

It is Real Madrid's fourth title in the last five versions of the Club World Cup. They are accompanied by three who have won the Intercontinental Cup, a direct predecessor of this tournament, with which the "merengue" team will record seven world championships.

Never a team, not the Intercontinental era, nor the current shape of the World Club, chained three consecutive versions of the champion.

Argentine coach Santiago Solari reached the team as an emergency solution at the end of October when he got his first name as a Real Madrid coach.

European football continues to dominate the palm trees and A total of 11 titles in 15 versions, including the last six.

South America, which in this situation had to settle down in third place at River Plateau, took the other four, the last in Corinth, in 2012.

It was also German Toni Kroos, who became the first player to win this tournament five times, leaving behind the fourteen equality he had with his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.

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