1983 Intercontinental Cup

The 1983 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 11 December 1983 between Hamburger SV, winners of the 1982–83 European Cup, and Grêmio, winners of the 1983 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo. Renato Portaluppi was named as man of the match.[1][2] In 2017 FIFA Council recognised all the trophy winners as club world champions with the same title to the FIFA Club World Cup winners, then as official[3][4] "world champions" FIFA.[5][6][7][8]

1983 Intercontinental Cup
After extra time
Date11 December 1983
VenueNational Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the MatchRenato (Grêmio)
RefereeMichel Vautrot (France)


Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, hosted the final

Match detailsEdit

Hamburger SV  1–2 (a.e.t.)  Grêmio
Schröder   85' Report Renato   37'93'
Attendance: 62,000
Hamburger SV
GK 1   Uli Stein  
DF 3   Bernd Wehmeyer
DF 4   Ditmar Jakobs
DF 5   Holger Hieronymus
MF 2   Michael Schröder
MF 8   Jürgen Groh
MF 11   Wolfgang Rolff
MF 6   William Hartwig
MF 10   Felix Magath
FW 7   Wolfram Wuttke
FW 9   Allan Hansen
GK   Uwe Hain  
DF   Dieter Breforts
MF   Thomas von Heesen
  Ernst Happel
GK 1   Mazarópi  
DF 2   Paulo Roberto
DF 3   Baidek
DF 6   Hugo de León  
DF 4   Paulo Magalhães
MF 5   China
MF 8   Osvaldo   78'
MF 11   Mário Sérgio
FW 7   Renato  
FW 9   Tarciso
FW 10   Paulo César Caju   70'
GK 12   Beto
DF 13   Leandro
DF 14   Casemiro
MF 15   Paulo Bonamigo   78'
FW 16   Caio     70'
  Valdir Espinosa

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  2. ^ "1983 Intercontinental Cup". Soccer Nostalgia. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Official (plural officials), from the Latin officiālis. 1. The official word is also used to refer to what is recognized or derives from an authority. cfr. dictionary.com. "Official, definition". 2. Approved by the government or someone in power. cfr. dictionary.cambridge.org. "official". It is synonymous with legal, legitimate, approved. cfr. thesaurus.com. "Synonyms for official".
  4. ^ For FIFA statute, official competitions are those for representative teams organized by FIFA or any confederation. Representative teams are usually national teams but also club teams that represent a confederation in the interconfederal competitions or a member association in a continental competition cfr. "FIFA Statutes, April 2016 edition" (PDF). p. 5. cfr. "FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018: Statistical-kit" (PDF). 10 December 2018. p. 13. cfr. "2018/19 UEFA Champions League regulations" (PDF). p. 10.
  5. ^ “While it does not promote the statistical unification of tournaments, that is, has not absorbed to the Intercontinental Cup (merged with FIFA Club World Cup in 2005), FIFA is the only organization with worldwide jurisdiction over continental confederations and, then, the only one that can confer a title on that level, ergo the title assigned by FIFA with Official Document to the winners of the Intercontinental Cup is legally a FIFA world title." cfr. "FIFA Statutes, April 2016 edition" (PDF). p. 19. cfr.
  6. ^ "FIFA Council approves key organisational elements of the FIFA World Cup" (Press release). FIFA. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  7. ^ "FIFA acepta propuesta de CONMEBOL de reconocer títulos de copa intercontinental como mundiales de clubes" (in Spanish). conmebol.com. 29 October 2017.
  8. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018: Statistical-kit" (PDF). 10 December 2018. p. 13.