Ten men Man United won the world club cup today, thanks to Wayne Rooney who the only goal. United were always the dominant force in the Club World Cup final with the Ecuadorians, even after Nemanja Vidic had been sent off four minutes into the second half for a petulant elbow.
Wayne Rooney ensured the Red Devils got the reward they deserved when he curled home the winner 17 minutes from time after Cristiano Ronaldo had supplied the final pass.
The English Champions, European Champions are now Champions of the World following the victory and it is the first time an English club have won the tournament in its new form and the second time United have been crowned best on the planet following their victory over Palmeiras in 1999.
Club WC Final