Okies! This is like an intro, so happy to write about this, as a huge and consistent barca fan, I’m glad this went to my best club and of course this didn’t come easy, the team worked their butts out to achieve another feat.
Barcelona Football Club has been crowned Club World Cup champions after their 4-0 victory over Santos on 18th december, 2011.
Ballon D’Or winner and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, launched the scoring spree for the Catalans, before Xavi and Cesc Fabregas added their names to the score sheet.
For his epic and spectacular performance in the match, the quiet Argentine was also awarded the best player for the Club World Cup 2011.
Lanky and handsome Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola, together with some of the footballers dedicated the victory to David Villa who was unavoidably absent owing to an injury and also to Ibrahim Afellay.
In his words, Pep said, “We played a great game of football and people were happy to have seen it. Its great that we won it two times in three years. Winning 13 of 16 times is a huge thing, thanks to the mentality of the players. People will remember that this club won 2 club world clubs, they deserve it. ”
Josep Guardiola’s side lifted their second Club World Cup title, after the 2009 triumph over Argentine side Estudiantes. They also secured a quintuple for 2011, adding the trophy to Champions League, La Liga, European Super Cup and Supercopa triumphs over the course of the year.