Video: FC Barcelona 2 – Estudiantes de la Plata 1 (FIFA World Club Cup 2009 Highlights)
[digg=http://digg.com/soccer/FC_Barcelona_2_n_Estudiantes_1_FIFA_World_Club_Cup_2009]Barcelona left it late to come from 0-1 down through a Pedro last-gasp equalizer in the final of the FIFA World Club Cup 2009 before winning the tournament crown with a 2-1 scoreline in extra time.
Their Argentine opponents Estudiantes de La Plata had surprisingly gone ahead in the 37th minute through Mauro Boselli’s header.
Lionel Messi scored an extra-time winner in the 110th minute from a Dani Alves cross to give the European champions’ their sixth trophy of 2009 in front of 43,050 fans at the Zayed Sports City stadium.
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Final FIFA World Club Cup 2009 Standings
1st – Barcelona (ESP)
2nd – Estudiantes (ARG)
3rd — Pohang Steelers (KOR)
4th — Atlante (MEX)
5th — Auckland City (NZL)
6th — TP Mazembe (COD)
7th — Al Ahli (UAE)
Denilson (Pohang Steelers) 4 goals; Leandro Benitez (Estudiantes), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Pedro (Barcelona) and Jason Hayne (Auckland City), 2 goals.