Tag: Club World Cup
However, the European Club Association (ECA) said it would contemplate changing its position if Fifa sat down and discussed changes to the international match calendar.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino offer to invest US$25 billion in an expanded Club World Cup has been rejected.
The European champions have struggled at times this season but had little trouble in brushing aside Al Ain.
The Abu Dhabi club is the dominant force at home and the only UAE side to have ever won the Asian Champions League.
European champions Real will play host side Al Ain FC in Saturday's final in Abu Dhabi as they bid to win the title for the 3rd year in a row.
FIFA is considering revamping the Club World Cup and adding a global Nations League tournament.