2006 FIFA Club World Cup Final

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2006 FIFA Club World Cup Final
Event 2006 FIFA Club World Cup
Date 17 December 2006
Venue International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama[1]
Man of the Match Deco (Barcelona)[2]
Referee Carlos Batres (Guatemala)[1]
Attendance 67,128[1]

The 2006 FIFA Club World Cup Final took place at the International Stadium Yokohama, Japan on 17 December 2006.

The match pitted Internacional of Brazil, the CONMEBOL club champions, against Barcelona of Spain, the UEFA club champions. Internacional won 1–0, after a counter-attack led by Iarley and the goal scored by Adriano Gabiru at the 82nd minute, in a match watched by 67,128 people. In doing so, Internacional won their first FIFA Club World Cup/Intercontinental Cup and Barcelona remained without any world club title. Deco was named as man of the match.[2]

Road to final[edit]

Brazil Internacional Team Spain Barcelona
CONMEBOL Confederation UEFA
Winner of the 2006 Copa Libertadores Qualification Winner of the 2005–06 UEFA Champions League
Bye Play-off round Bye
Bye Quarter-finals Bye
2–1 Egypt Al-Ahly
(Pato Goal 23', Luiz Adriano Goal 72')
Semi-finals 4–0 Mexico Club América
(Guðjohnsen Goal 11', Márquez Goal 30',
Ronaldinho Goal 65', Deco Goal 85')

Match details[edit]


GK 1 Brazil Clemer
RB 2 Brazil Ceará
CB 3 Brazil Índio YC 45'
CB 4 Brazil Fabiano Eller
LB 15 Brazil Rubens Cardoso
DM 8 Brazil Edinho
RM 5 Brazil Wellington Monteiro
LM 7 Brazil Alex Substituted off 46'
AM 9 Brazil Fernandão (c) Substituted off 76'
CF 10 Brazil Iarley YC 90+3'
CF 11 Brazil Alexandre Pato Substituted off 61'
MF 17 Colombia Fabián Vargas Substituted in 46'
FW 18 Brazil Luiz Adriano Substituted in 61'
FW 16 Brazil Adriano Gabiru YC 84' Substituted in 76'
Brazil Abel Braga
GK 1 Spain Víctor Valdés
RB 11 Italy Gianluca Zambrotta Substituted off 46'
CB 4 Mexico Rafael Márquez
CB 5 Spain Carles Puyol (c)
LB 12 Netherlands Giovanni van Bronckhorst
DM 3 Brazil Thiago Motta YC 55' Substituted off 59'
CM 24 Spain Andrés Iniesta
AM 20 Portugal Deco
RW 8 France Ludovic Giuly
LW 10 Brazil Ronaldinho
CF 7 Iceland Eiður Guðjohnsen Substituted off 88'
DF 2 Brazil Juliano Belletti Substituted in 46'
MF 6 Spain Xavi Substituted in 59'
FW 18 Spain Santiago Ezquerro Substituted in 88'
Netherlands Frank Rijkaard

Man of the Match:
Portugal Deco (Barcelona)[2]

Assistant referees:
Carlos Pastrana (Honduras)[1]
Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)[1]
Fourth official:
Mohamed Salleh Subkhiddin (Malaysia)[1]

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.


Internacional Barcelona
Goals scored 1 0
Total shots 10 17
Shots on target 2 6
Ball possession 43% 57%
Corner kicks 2 11
Fouls committed 25 15
Offsides 5 1
Yellow cards 3 1
Red cards 0 0


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Match Report". FIFA. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Archived from the original on 22 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 

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