The modern day FIFA Club World Cup, replaced Intercontinental Cup in 2005, which was usually played by only teams – the winner of UEFA Champions League and Copa Libertadores.
The Intercontinental Cup was founded in 1960 , and Real Madrid won the first edition, while Porto of Portugal defeated Colombian side once -caldas 8-7 on penalties , after full-time draw in 2004 edition.
Stats of the competition from 1960 -2004
25 different clubs won the competition during its 45 editions.
Argentinian clubs won the most cups– 9 trophies.
Italian clubs won — 7 trophies.
Brazilian teams — had 6 victories.
The most successful Confederation is CONMEBOL- 22 wins & runners- up 21 times. While European football Confederation (UEFA) won the competition 21 times & runners–up 22 times.