Real Madrid Rallies to Beat Al Jazira, Reaches Club World Cup Final


Ronaldo has smashed Real's club records since joining from Manchester United in 2009 and is way out in front as Madrid's all-time top scorer with 434 goals in 414 appearances.

The Al Jazira captain made an incredible stop to turn a deflected Ronaldo header onto the bar then got down well to parry efforts from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a free kick which went through the defensive wall to break Gremio's courageous resistance and give Real Madrid a 1-0 in the Club World Cup final on Saturday. Real went behind at the first time but later the team of Zidane won the game by 2 - 1 goals.

This afternoon, they face the Brazilian side, Gremio, in the final.

Real Madrid’s Casemiro had a first-half goal ruled out for offside. Amr Abdallah Dalsh  Reuters
Real Madrid’s Casemiro had a first-half goal ruled out for offside. Amr Abdallah Dalsh Reuters

This was the competition of FIFA CLub World Cup where in last Wednesday night at at Sheikh Zayed Sports City, the semi final of the competition was staged between Real Madrid and Al Jazira.

"I watched Alfredo di Stefano from when I was a kid, he is the successor to him".

Portugal forward Ronaldo, voted the Best FIFA Men's Player for 2017 and the Ballon d'Or victor for a fifth time, broke the deadlock after 53 minutes when he clipped the ball over the wall and into the bottom corner. "We want to give our all and try and lift this trophy", Luan, who won the Olympic Medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with Brazil, told press on Friday. That's all we're anxious about, ' he told the.

The European champions outclassed Gremio throughout the match, but the closest they got to scoring in the first half was Dani Carvajal's goal-bound volley in the 20th that was cleared by Pedro Geromel. It's unusual not to score when you create that many chances. "We came here to win the trophy and defend our crown". They were very good on the counter-attack.

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