Liverpool have earned the gold FIFA Champions Badge after their triumph in the Club World Cup - but they won't be wearing it in the Premier League.

The Reds' 1-0 victory over Flamengo in Saturday's final means they will be allowed to wear the prestigious gold badge - awarded by FIFA for winning selected events.

Jurgen Klopp's side will be able to proudly sport the badge right up until the final of the next FIFA Club World Cup in 2021.

However, Premier League rules mean Liverpool will not be able to wear the badge during their bid to win a first domestic title since 1990.

They will be able to have the badge on their shirts in the Champions League this season, and next term.

Liverpool's Club World Cup triumph earns them the right to wear the FIFA gold badge

If they want to display it in the FA Cup the Reds will need to make a formal application.

A FIFA spokesperson said: "As per the usage guidelines, the winning team can wear the FIFA World Champions Badge from the day it becomes champions up to and including the final of the next edition of the tournament."

Liverpool will be presented with the badge - which is 78 millimetres by 57mm - at an official ceremony.

It will only be permitted on current first-team shirts - not retro shirts or training attire.

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Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum said the right to wear the gold badge was a major motivation for the Reds.

"When I speak about the tournament with family and friends, they all speak about the badge," Georginio Wijnaldum said, quoted on Liverpool's official website .

"That's something you want; every time you look at the shirt it reminds you that you won the World Cup for teams."

Florent Sinama-Pongolle was a member of the Liverpool side which lost to Sao Paulo in the 2005 final. He still regrets missing out on the gold badge, saying: "You want it more than anything."