The west Londoners are the new world champions but Palmeiras made them work for it, pegging the Champions League holders back to 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes following Romelu Lukaku‘s opener.
Kai Havertz stepped up to bury a high pressure 117th minute spot-kick, clinching glory for Chelsea just as he did in Porto for the European crown last year.
The Blues were crowned world champions for the first time in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night
Tuchel scooped his third trophy since moving to England little over a year ago in the UAE but has no plans on slowing down.
‘I’m a part in it (Chelsea’s continued success) and I’m happy to have the chance,’ the 2020/21 Coach of the Year told Channel 4.
‘We said before in the dressing room what an opportunity this is, everybody is jealous of us to play a game like this.
‘As a boy we all dream to have finals like this. We wanted to play with no regrets. There are still things to win, it never stops.’