terça-feira, 20 de dezembro de 2011
Barcelona crowned World Cup champions in Japan after beating Santos 4-0
BARCELONA were crowned FIFA Club World Cup champions in Japan yesterday after hammering Santos 4-0 in the final.
And Barca coach Pep Guardiola dedicated the win to injured striker David Villa, who broke his left leg in the semi-final on Thursday.
Argentine star Lionel Messi scored two goals with Xavi and former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas also on target.
Guardiola said: "I want to dedicate this victory to Villa.
"His injury was the most unfortunate thing of this tournament, but I am sure that he will return to the team soon.
"My players were like artists. Whatever they envisaged in their minds they were able to do on the pitch.
"It was an incredible performance."
Extracted from The Sun