20 Dec 2009

Barcelona reign supreme in 2009

8:34 am on 20 December 2009

The European and Spanish football champions Barcelona have sealed an incredible six trophies in one calendar year by winning FIFA's club world cup.

Barca had to force extra time at 1-1 with an 89th minute goal in the final against Estudiantes but then Argentina star Lionel Messi sealed it against his countrymen with a chested goal in the second half of extra time at Abu Dhabi.

Pohang Steelers of South Korea took third place by beating Atlante of Mexico 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.