About our FIFA Club World Cup news
Latest news on the FIFA Club World Cup, an annual international club football tournament organised by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It features the champion clubs from each of the six continental confederations, as well as the host nation's national league champions.
The tournament was first held in 2000, and has been held every year since. It is the only international club competition to be sanctioned by FIFA.
The tournament is played in a knockout format, with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final played over a two-week period in December. The seven teams are split into two groups of four, with each team playing the other teams in their group once. The top two teams from each group progress to the knockout stage, where they play each other in a single-elimination match.
The FIFA Club World Cup is one of the most prestigious club football tournaments in the world, and is a coveted prize for any team that manages to win it. clubs from Europe have won the tournament 14 times, with Spanish clubs winning the most (7 times). Brazilian clubs have won it 4 times.