It's a dream come true - a chance to see their heroes from across the globe battle for glory.

The new format is opening doors, welcoming clubs and fans from every corner of the planet

A heated debate between club officials and league executives, their faces grim. Empty seats in a half-filled European stadium.

Yet, amidst the anxieties, a spark of hope ignites.

The rebooted Club World Cup stands at a crossroads. Will it be a glorious celebration of global football or a cautionary tale of ambition unchecked?