The global game might have seen the last of the Fifa Club World Cup in its current guise, with plans for a revamp of the tournament, possibly from 2021.
If this was the last of it, the fields of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain provided plenty of memories to savour over the past two years.
Those range from Cristiano Ronaldo being Real Madrid's hero in 2017 in the final season with the club, to Khalid Eisa's penalty saves for Al Ain, to the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), and Mohammed Ahmed's historic strike.
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