REAL MADRID 4-2 KASHIMA ANTLERS : MEGASTAR CRISTIANO RONALDO'S HAT-TRICK SEALED EXTRA-TIME VICTO
Real Madrid beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win the FIFA Club World Cup in extra-time after the Japanese champions fought hard to leave Zinedine Zidane's team hanging on at the end of 90 minutes.
Cristiano Ronaldo, though scored a hat-trick but it was Karim Benzema who was head and shoulders man of the match.
It was the Frenchman's pass in the first half of extra-time that Ronaldo took into his stride and converted to put Real Madrid 3-2 up. He also net the first goal before Gaku Shibasaki scored twice.
Real Madrid players have been crowned champions of the FIFA Club World Cup after beating Kashima Antlers in Yokohama
The team celebrates as they pose for the camera
Captain Sergio Ramos lift up the trophy as his Madrid team-mates cheers and celebrates around him
Real Madrid team pose with the trophy after their hard-fought 4-2 victory after extra-time
Super goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo plants a kiss on the trophy after turning the game around for his side and sealing the win
Kashima players would not go down without fighting back, and soon Shibasaki nailed an equaliser
Ronaldo stands over a free-kick with his iconic stance, ready to smash the ball into the net
Benzema punches the air with joy after scoring and breaking the deadlock in the final
Yokohama is stunned as the Japanese side stage a comeback against Real Madrid
Real Madrid captain Ramos appeals animatedly for a decision for his side as the ball goes out for a corner
Kashima players celebrates with their main man after his strike levelled the score against Real Madrid
Gaku Shibasaki celebrates joyfully with his team-mates after his strike puts Kashima into the leads