Although it must be said that this competition does not have the greatest of reputations or the most prestigious of following, but at the end of the day, it is the best from Europe against the best from all around the world. United came out on top so there we have it, Champions of the World. So that's a total of four trophies for the year if you include the Community Shield.
The team Fergie fielded was: Van der Sar; Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Carrick, Anderson; Park, Rooney, Ronaldo; Tevez.
The guys from Ecuador seemed very keen and fit but they didn't offer much by way of creativity and to be honest United should have buried them in the first half but missed a few good chances.
Vidic got his marching orders in the 50th minute and that was a very dubious decision.
This was Evra's last game before he begins his four match ban.
The goal came in the 73rd minute. Carrick's picked out Ronaldo on the edge of the box who sidefooted the ball to Rooney on the left who took a touch then fired low into the far corner of the net. A great goal and very well deserved.
So we are now officially world champions but was there ever any doubt?
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