After Man City’s victory, a furious Walker and a Fluminense star got into an altercation.
The Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia was won by Manchester City over Fluminense 4-0, although after the match, there was a brawl between Felipe Melo and Kyle Walker.
enraged After a confrontation with Felipe Melo of Fluminense, Kyle Walker had to be hauled away by his teammates from Manchester City after their resounding 4-0 victory on Friday.
After defeating Fluminense handily in Saudi Arabia thanks to a brace from Julian Alvarez, Pep Guardiola’s team added the Club World Cup to their impressive trophy collection. After winning the FA Cup, Super Cup, Premier League, and Champions League, this is their fifth major prize of the year.
But after the game, things seemed to get heated between Walker and Melo. Walker and Melo exchanged blows, pushing each other before Jack Grealish attempted to pull the City right-back away from the altercation. It is unclear what sparked the two to square up.
Following the two groups of players getting into a brawl, things quickly calmed down as City continued to celebrate winning their fourth trophy of the season. After the game, Mateo Kovacic and Marcelo, who were teammates at Real Madrid, enjoyed a nice moment together. The two teams’ respect for one another was evident the entire time.
Soon after, skipper Walker and his jubilant teammates lifted the Club World Cup, making City history as the first English team to win five trophies in a single year. The other Premier League teams that have won the competition are Chelsea, Manchester United, and Liverpool.
In terms of the actual match, Alvarez’s close-range tap-in after Nathan Ake’s shot struck the post gave City the lead in the opening minute. When Foden’s cross deflected off Nino and sailed into the corner in the 27th minute, Guardiola’s team doubled their lead.
It required 72 minutes for City to draw even and secure the victory when Foden finished off Alvarez’s cross with a goal of his own. This was prior to Guardiola’s team sealing the win with Alvarez’s second goal of the match with a superb strike in the far corner.