Six champions of six continents along with the champion of the host nation will participate in this year’s FIFA Club World Cup 2018. Real Madrid will participate this year as the reigning champions of the Club World Cup as they defeated Brazilian side Grêmio last year. Besides Los Blancos, the fans do have expectations from all the teams participating in this grand event. And, here goes the detailed club-wise squad list of the FIFA Club World Cup 2018:
They are participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the winner of the UEFA Champions League of the 2017-18 season. It is there 5th participation in this tournament. They already won the cup thrice in 2014 and then consecutively in 2016 and 2017. Here is the full squad of Real Madrid for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Keylor Navas, Dani Carvajal, Jesús Vallejo, Sergio Ramos, Raphaël Varane, Nacho, Mariano, Toni Kroos, Karim Benzema, Luka Modrić, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Kiko Casilla, Casemiro, Fede Valverde, Lucas Vázquez, Marcos Llorente, Álvaro Odriozola, Marco Asensio, Isco, Sergio Reguilón, Dani Ceballos, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luca Zidane.
Argentine team River Plate is participating in the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup as the champions of the 2018 Copa Libertadores. Besides, they will also represent the CONMEBOL federation this year in the tournament. It is also their second participation this year as they previously took part in the 2015 edition of the tournament. Here is the full squad of River Plate for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Franco Armani, Jonatan Maidana, Jorge Moreira, Bruno Zuculini, Luciano Lollo, Rodrigo Mora, Juan Fernando Quintero, Julián Álvarez, Gonzalo Martínez, Nicolás De La Cruz, Santiago Sosa, Germán Lux, Exequiel Palacios, Kevin Sibille, Camilo Mayada, Rafael Santos Borré, Milton Casco, Cristian Ferreira, Javier Pinola, Leonardo Ponzio, Enzo Pérez, Enrique Bologna, Ignacio Fernández, Lucas Pratto, Lucas Martínez Quarta, Gonzalo Montiel, Ignacio Scocco, Nahuel Gallardo.
Japanese side Kashima Antlers participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the winner of the 2018 AFC Champions League. It is there 2nd participation in this tournament. They previously took part in the 2016 edition of the Club World Cup where they became the runner-up. Here is the full squad of Kashima Antlers for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Kwoun Sun-tae, Atsuto Uchida INJ, Gen Shoji, Léo Silva, Jung Seung-hyun, Ryota Nagaki, Shoma Doi, Yuma Suzuki, Leandro, Atsutaka Nakamura, Takeshi Kanamori, Yuto Misao, Shuto Yamamoto, Serginho, Kazuma Yamaguchi, Kento Misao, Hitoshi Sogahata, Daigo Nishi, Itsuki Oda, Yukitoshi Ito, Yasushi Endo, Kazune Kubota, Koki Machida, Shinichiro Kawamata, Hiroki Abe, Yuya Oki, Koki Anzai, Toshiya Tanaka, Tomoya Inukai, Mitsuo Ogasawara.
Espérance de Tunis
Tunisian club Espérance de Tunis participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the winner of the 2018 CAF Champions League. It is there 2nd participation in this tournament. They previously participated in this tournament in 2011 where they reached the quarter-finals. Here is the full squad of Espérance de Tunis for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Moez Ben Cherifia, Ali Machani, Aymen Mahmoud, Chamseddine Dhaouadi, Mohamed Ali Yacoubi, Adam Rejaibi, Anice Badri, Bilel Mejri, Youcef Belaïli, Taha Yassine Khenissi, Khalil Chemmam, Haythem Jouini, Fousseny Coulibaly, Maher Ben Seghaier, Saad Bguir, Rami Jridi, Ayman Ben Mohamed, Sameh Derbali, Ali Jemal, Iheb Mbarki, Ghailene Chaalali, Houcine Rabii, Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane, Mohamed Amine Meskini, Mohamed Larbi, Franck Kom.
Mexican side Club Deportivo Guadalajara participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the winner of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League. They will participate in this prestigious tournament for the first time in their history. Here is the full squad of Guadalajara for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Raúl Gudiño, Josecarlos Van Rankin, Carlos Salcido, Jair Pereira, Hedgardo Marín, Edwin Hernández, Orbelín Pineda, Alan Pulido, Eduardo López, Isaác Brizuela, Gael Sandoval, Ángel Zaldívar, Ángel Sepúlveda, Miguel Ángel Ponce, Jesús Sánchez, José Godínez, Carlos Cisneros, Michael Pérez, Miguel Basulto, Alejandro Zendejas, Alan Cervantes, Mario de Luna, Miguel Jiménez, Antonio Torres.
New Zealand’s soccer club Team Wellington participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the winner of the 2018 OFC Champions League. They will also participate in this Club World Cup for the first time in their history. Here is the full squad of Guadalajara for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Scott Basalaj, Justin Gulley, Scott Hilliar, Mario Ilich, Liam Wood, Taylor Schrijvers, Eric Molloy, Tom Jackson, Nathanael Hailemariam, Mario Barcia, Andy Bevin, Roy Kayara, Jack-Henry Sinclair, Angus Kilkolly, Aaron Clapham, Ross Allen, Hamish Watson, Marcel Kampman, Steven Lecefel.
Saudi Arabian football club Al-Ain participating in the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as the champions of the host nation, UAE. They are also the inner of the 2017–18 UAE Pro-League. The club will take part in this prestigious tournament for the first time in their history. Here is the full squad of Al-Ain for FIFA Club World Cup this year:
Mohammed Abo Sandah, Saeed Musabbeh, Ismail Ahmed, Amer Abdulrahman, Caio, Marcus Berg, Bandar Al-Ahbabi, Hamad Al-Mansouri, Ahmed Barman, Mohammed Fayez, Khaled Abdulrahman, Mohamed Abdulrahman, Khalid Eisa, Ibrahim Diaky, Mohanad Salem, Saad Khamis, Mohamed Ahmed, Sulaiman Nasser, Mohammed Fathi, Tsukasa Shiotani, Dawoud Sulaiman, Rayan Yaslam, Saeed Jumaa, Hussein El Shahat, Mohammed Fadhel, Yahya Nader, Jamal Ibrahim.