And now it's Javier Zanetti time to lift the trophy that 45 years ago was handed to Armando Picchi, after Inter won over Independiente their second Intercontinental cup in a row.
To clinch the third title in this competition, Inter did the decent thing and defeated TP Mazembe in a final which hardly will be remember as a classic.
No pathos no drama. Everything was too easy and too predictable. The champions of Africa wrote a piece of history defeating Internacional in the semifinal but they could never be considered as serious contender to win the cup.
Two goals from Goran Pandev and Samuel Eto'o in the first twenty minutes made sure everyone about the final outcome. No chance of new surprises today. Diego Milito wasted three good opportunities to add one to his tally, whereas his sub Biabiany produced a good dribbling to score the 3-0 with only five minutes remaining. A big and emphatic triumph, after a very 'small' game.
MAN OF THE MATCH: Samuel Eto'o. By far the best player on the pitch and rightfully prized at the end of the game as 'MVP'. The Cameroon striker outstanding form will force Benitez to revise his plans and abandon the 4-2-3-1 formation - he must play upfront and squad adapted accordingly. A crime to think anything else.
FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP 2010 - Final / Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
INTER-TP MAZEMBE 3-0 (2-0)
Inter: Julio Cesar, Maicon, Lucio, Cordoba, Chivu (Stankovic 54'); J. Zanetti, Thiago Motta (Mariga 87'), Cambiasso; Pandev, Milito (Biabiany 70'), Eto'o. Coach: Rafa Benitez
TP Mazembe: Kidiaba, Nkulukuta, Kimwaki, Mihayo, Kasusula; Kabangu, Ekanga, Bedi, Kasongo (Kanda 46'); Singuluma, Kaluyituka (NDonga 91'). Coach: Lamine N'Diaye
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan)
Goals: Pandev 13', Eto'o 17', Biabiany 85'
Yellow cards: Bedi, Kaluyituka, Ekanga, Kasusula; Thiago Motta