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Chelsea are the FIFA Club World Cup champions for the first time after beating Palmeiras, 2-1, in the final Saturday.

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The winning goal came from Kai Havertz in the 117th minute after Palmeiras was called for a handball inside the penalty box.

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Chelsea earned its spot in the Club World Cup by winning the 2021 UEFA Champions League Final.

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In that match, Havertz scored the only goal in Chelsea's 1-0 victory against Manchester City.

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Palmeiras of Brazil earned its spot in the tournament by winning the 2021 Copa Libertadores in November.

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Europe has dominated the Club World Cup for much of its brief existence.

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It was established in 2000, but didn't return until 2005 due to financial difficulties.

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While Brazilian clubs won the first three cups, European clubs have won 14 of the last 15.

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Real Madrid and Barcelona of La Liga have combined to win nine of the championships. Chelsea's victory is the third for the Premier League.