Internacional of Brazil stunned Barcelona, 1-0, to win the Club World Cup before 67,128 fans in Yokohama on Sunday.
Barca, the European champion, had the big edge in play, but
scored on a breakaway in the 82nd minute to give Internacional, the Copa Libertadores champion, the victory.
Barca was the
heavy favorite after blasting Mexico's Club America, 4-0, in the semifinals, but a Brazilian club was crowned world champion for the second year in a row. Last year, Sao Paulo beat Liverpool, 1-0, in
In this year's third-place game, Egypt's Al Ahly beat Club America, 2-1. South Korea's Chonbuk Motors downed Auckland City of New Zealand, 3-0, for fifth place.