Uefa Super Cup: A Glorious Clash of Champions

The UEFA Super Cup, born in 1972, initially featured a one-off match between the European Cup and Cup Winners' Cup champions.

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GLIMPSE INTO HISTORY

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Over time, the tournament evolved to include the Europa League winner alongside the Champions League victor. Today, it's a single, scintillating match in a neutral venue.

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THE SHOWDOWN FORMAT

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2022 – Real Madrid 2021 – Chelsea 2020 – Bayern Munich 2019 – Liverpool 2018 – Atletico Madrid

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PAST UEFA SUPER CUP WINNERS 

The UEFA Super Cup features last season's Champions and Europa League champions in a 90-minute one-off match. Liverpool, Chelsea, and Bayern Munich are some of the recent winners.

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Elite Qualification

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2022 – Olympic Stadium, Helsinki 2021 – Windsor Park, Belfast 2020 – Puskás Aréna, Budapest 2019 – Vodafone Park, Istanbul 2018 – A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn

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iconic uefa super cup venues

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Real Madrid, Barcelona, and AC Milan lead with five UEFA Super Cup wins each.

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Players like Karim Benzema, Dani Carvajal, Toni Kroos, Dani Alves, and Paolo Maldini hold the record for most Super Cup victories with four each.

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La Liga teams boast 16 titles, led by Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Valencia, and Sevilla.

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Despite calendar concerns, the UEFA Super Cup remains a football extravaganza with undeniable benefits, including revenue and global exposure.

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Balancing Act

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LAST STORY

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