- The full list of Club World Cup winners is: Barça (2009 and 2011), Inter (2010), Manchester United (2008), Milan (2007), Inter Porto Alegre (2006), São Paulo (2005) and Corinthians (2000).

- 0-4 is the biggest score achieved in a final of either the Club World Cup or the old Intercontinental Cup.

- Leo Messi is the all time leading scorer in the competition, with four goals alongside Denilson and just three short of Pele's seven in the Intercontinental Cup.

- The Argentinian is also the first player to be voted Man of the Match twice since the award began in 1980.

- The team finally managed to break the Club's bad run against Brazilian teams in Japan, where they had lost the last two finals against São Paulo (1992) and Inter de Porto Alegre (2006).

- Barça enjoyed 72% of possession during the game against Santos, having had a massive 80% in the first quarter of an hour.

- The team completed a total of 881 passes against the Brazilian's 256.

- Xavi was the most active player – making 151 successful passes of the 160 he attempted.

- Sergio Busquets was by a long way the player who recovered most possession, with 15 interventions.

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