Friday December 17 2010
Zanetti wants Inter on top of world

Inter captain Javier Zanetti has made no secret of his desire to win the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

The Champions League holders take on surprise package TP Mazembe who knocked out Copa Libertadores winners Internacional in the Semi-Finals.

"We are only thinking about tomorrow," Zanetti said when asked about the Champions League draw, which pits Inter against Bayern Munich in a re-run of last season's Final at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.

"It's a Final and an opportunity to carry Inter on top of the world. It's a difficult game, but we can win it. Unfortunately this time we are missing Wesley Sneijder, but we hope it ends like in Madrid.

"There are no favourites in a Final and in today's football, which is very balanced, no one gifts you anything. We start on an equal footing and it would be a mistake to think that we are favourites. We want to carry Inter on top of the world: that's the most important thing.

"In every victory there is a thought for the players who made the history of this club. We hope to dedicate this trophy to the Interisti who are missing and who have been important for this great blue and black family.

"I have waited 16 years for this moment to come and this could be the only opportunity to win this trophy. We want to bring a Cup back to Milan which will stay in our history. It's the game of our lives too, you know."

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