UEFA Super Cup winners list, Champions and most successful in history

The UEFA Super Cup winners in the all-time chart, the list of Champions in history.

 

Who has won the most UEFA Super Cup? Barcelona and AC Milan have won the most Super Cup titles with five titles each.

 

Who has won the Super Cup? Barcelona, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid, etc have won the Cup.

 

Did Manchester United win UEFA Super Cup? Manchester United have won the UEFA Super Cup once in history in 1991.

 

 

 

 

Who won the UEFA Super Cup 2020? Bayern Munich from Germany won the 2020 edition and are the most recent winners.

 

The UEFA Super Cup is a single match contested by winners of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League in the previous season.

 

The Competition is an annual football tie organized by the European Football governing body UEFA and is regards as the highest European Football season opener.

 

Established in 1972, the UEFA Super Cup winners were determined over a two-legged tie in the early years of its existence before switching to its current format held at a neutral location.

 

To encourage participation and build more followers and potential revenue generation, UEFA decided to make the host the match across different venues in Europe just as how the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League finals are held.

 

Today, two clubs namely AC Milan (Italy) and Barcelona (Spain) have won the most titles with five triumphs each.

 

 

The UEFA Super Cup was most recently won by German Bundesliga record winners Bayern Munich, beating Spanish side and UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla.

AC Milan is the only Italian side that has enjoyed more success in the UEFA Super Cup which includes winning the finals back to back (1989 and 1990), thus became the first team in history to retain the title in early years.

 

Milan’s record as the only team to retain the title was broken by a giant Real Madrid who lifted the Super Cup back to back between 2016 and 2017, thus became the only Spanish side to achieve that record.

In terms of worst record, Sevilla is the most losers with five losses in total most of which as Europa League winners, Europe’s second-tier Football Competition.

 

Most UEFA Super Cup winners since inception

 

Barcelona (Spain) – 5 Titles

Years Won: 1992, 1997, 2009, 2011, 2015.

 

 

When it comes to the UEFA Super Cup, Barcelona is the joint-most successful team in history alongside Italian Serie A side AC Milan with five titles each.

 

Barcelona in its right is the only Spanish side with the most victories.

Real Madrid is the only side from Spain to have retained its title.

 

Barcelona has also ended up as runners up on four different occasions.

 

The Catalans achieved their first victory in 1992. But waited five years to win another title in 2009.

 

Although the first time the club got to play in the Competition was in 1979 which was eventually lost.

In the modern era of European club football, Barcelona has won three Super Cups adding to the initial two titles.

Barcelona’s first victory in the modern era was in 2009.

 

In the final, the Catalan club defeated Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk by a single goal margin to lift it.

 

The last time the club tasted victory in the continental club Super Classico was in 2015.

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2015 UEFA Super Cup final
Played on 11th August 2015 at the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia.

 

Barcelona met Europa league record Champions Sevilla in the final in an all Spanish affair.

The side from Seville proved a hard nut to crack by forcing the Catalans to extra time after which Barca could manage to lift the trophy.

 

Two goals from club legend Lionel Messi was not enough but Pedro’s 115th-minute goal became the decider in the end.

AC Milan (Italy) – 5 Titles

Year won: 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007.

 

AC Milan is an Italian professional football club based in Milan and Competes in the Italian Serie A.

 

When it comes to the UEFA Super Cup, AC Milan is the joint most successful team in history alongside Spaniards Barcelona with five titles each.

Most of Milan’s success was achieved in the 1990s although two were gotten during the early 2000s.

 

Milan’s first taste of victory was in 1989 final.

 

The Milan based club won the final match at the expense of FC Barcelona who had a maiden appearance in the continental Classico.

The tie was won over two legs.

The other two finals between 1990 and 1994. In 1990 final, Milan won the trophy at the expense of fellow Italians Sampdoria after a 3-1 aggregate scoreline.

 

The 1994 final against English Premier League winners Arsenal courtesy a two-nil scoreline with goals from Boban and Massaro the difference between the two sides.

The 2003 edition was another moment of victory for the San Siro landlords.

 

The last time Milan won the UEFA Super Cup was in 2007. In the match played in Stade Louis II, home ground of French Ligue 1 outfit AS Monaco, Milan cruised past Sevilla with a 3-1 scoreline.

 

Milan has also ended up as runners up on two occasions between 1973 and 1993.

 

They are joint record Champions alongside Barcelona with five titles each.

Real Madrid (Spain) – 4 Titles

Years Won: 2002, 2014, 2016, 2017

Real Madrid is a Spanish professional football club based in the city of Madrid.

 

The Los Blancos are the second most successful team in the UEFA Super Cup winners list with four titles behind Milan and Barcelona.

Madrid first taste of the Continental Classico was in 2002 despite holding the status as the most successful UEFA Champions League team with the most titles about thirteen.

 

Meaning, the whites have lost finals in the early years. Although Madrid’s during UEFA Champions League dominating years, the Super Cup was not really in existence.

 

Madrid won the title the first time in 2002, adding a secondary twelve years later in 2014.

 

Two years later in 2016, the Los Blancos made it three trophies and a by back wins after retaining the following year.

Thus, Real Madrid and AC Milan are the only football clubs in the history of the UEFA Super Cup to have retained the title.

 

They are also the second Spanish side on the all-time winner’s list with four.

 

Liverpool  (England) – 4 Titles

Years Won: 1977, 2001, 2005, 2019.

Liverpool is an English professional football club that plays in the English Premier League and is the only English football club that has achieved more success in all the UEFA organized club football tournaments.

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Liverpool is joint second on the all-time winner’s list with four titles alongside Real Madrid with four titles each.

 

The club’s first triumph was in 1977. The club’s remaining victorious were all achieved in the modern era starting from 2001, 2005 and 2019.

 

The most recent was in 2019 was against fellow English side Chelsea after the game was forced into extra time showdown.

 

Liverpool eventually won the 2019 edition via penalties after regular time and extra time ended in a 2-2 draw.

Liverpool is the only English club with up to four titles.

 

Atlético Madrid (Spain) – 3 Titles

Years Won: 2010, 2012, 2018.

Atlético Madrid is the third all-time winners of the UEFA Super Cup with three titles. These victories were achieved in the 21st century. Atlético won the title from 2010, 2012 and 2018.

 

They are the third Football club from Spain with more than two trophies in the cabinet behind Real Madrid and Barcelona.

 

Atlético Madrid won the 2018 edition in an all Spanish affair. The match was a Madrid city derby in a European Cup tie.

 

Atlético cruised to victory in a memorable 2-4 scoreline win which was achieved in extra time.

 

Goals from Diego Costa (twice), Saúl and Koke earned the hard-fought win.

 

Bayern Munich (Germany) – 2 Titles

Years Won: 2013, 2020.

Bayern Munich is a German professional football club based in the city of Munich and a Competition in the Bundesliga.

 

Bayern is the only German club in the UEFA Super Cup winners list with two titles and was achieved in the 21st century between 2012 and 2020.

The Bavarians most recently won the trophy in 2020 beating Spanish side Sevilla, who made it a record five losses with the loss at the Puskás Aréna in the Hungarian city of Budapest.

Forced into extra time, a golden goal from club legend Javi Martínez in the 104th minute made the difference.

Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) – 2 Titles

Years Won: 1973, 1995.

Ajax is the only Dutch league side in the all-time chart with two titles. Ajax lifted the trophy in 1973 and 1975.

 

These were the golden years of Ajax in European football Competitions. Ajax is also the most successful Dutch Eredivisie winners.

RSC Anderlecht (Belgium) – 2 Titles

Years Won: 1976, 1978.

 

Anderlecht is another side with two wins and the first side from Belgium with two Cups.

The club won in 1976 and 1978.

Valencia is another Spanish side with up to two wins. Valencia enjoyed success in 1980 and 2004.

Juventus (Italy) – 2 Titles

Years Won: 1984, 1996.

 

Juventus is the second Football from Italy with up to two titles behind Milan who are the joint-most successful UEFA Super Cup winners alongside Barcelona with five titles each.

 

Juve enjoyed success in 1980 and 2004.

Other notable teams that have won the competition

Sevilla (Spain), Porto (Portugal), Manchester United, Chelsea, Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa (England), Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine), Aberdeen (Scotland), Steaua București (Romania), Mechelen (Belgium) Parma, Lazio (Italy).

 

Performance by nation

Spain 15
Italy 9
England 8
Belgium 3
Germany 2
Netherlands 2
Portugal 1
Russia 1
Soviet Union 1
Romania 1
Scotland 1
Turkey 1

 

Winners according to Competition

UEFA Champions League 25
UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (Discontinued) 12
UEFA Europa League 8

 

UEFA Super Cup winners full list

2020 Bayern Munich Germany
2019 Liverpool England
2018 Atlético Madrid Spain
2017 Real Madrid Spain
2016 Real Madrid Spain
2015 Barcelona Spain
2014 Real Madrid Spain
2013 Bayern Munich Germany
2012 Atlético Madrid Spain
2011 Barcelona Spain
2010 Atlético Madrid Spain
2009 Barcelona Spain
2008 Zenith St Petersburg Russia
2007 AC Milan Italy
2006 Sevilla Spain
2005 Liverpool England
2004 Valencia Spain
2003 AC Milan Italy
2002 Real Madrid Spain
2001 Liverpool England
2000 Galatasaray Turkey
1999 Lazio Italy
1998 Chelsea England
1997 Barcelona Spain
1996 Juventus Italy
1995 Ajax Amsterdam Netherlands
1994 AC Milan Italy
1993 Parma Italy
1992 Barcelona Spain
1991 Manchester United England
1990 AC Milan Italy
1989 AC Milan Italy
1988 Mechelen Belgium
1987 Porto Portugal
1986 Steaua București
1985 Not held
1984 Juventus Italy
1983 Aberdeen Scotland
1982 Aston Villa England
1981 Not held
1980 Valencia Spain
1979 Nottingham Forest England
1978 RSC Anderlecht Belgium
1977 Liverpool England
1976 RSC Anderlecht Belgium
1975 Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine
1974 Not held
1973 Ajax Amsterdam Netherlands

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UEFA Super Cup prize money, what the winner and runners up earns? The winner of the UEFA European Super Cup earns €5,000,000 while the runners up earns €3,800,000.

It is another lucrative tournament in the whole of European club football.

 

As of 2020, the winner of the match receives a prize money paid to the clubs is as follows:

 

Runner-up: €3,800,000

Winner: €5,000,000.

 

Popularity

 

The UEFA Super Cup is another top popular European football tournament behind the UEFA Europa League and the Champions League.

 

The single match game is attracting more followers and is the first continental clash involving two of the best clubs from their respective tournaments.

 

The winner of the Champions League (top tier) and the Europa League (second tier) face off in a neutral venue that rotates each year across the continent in a single game.

 

It was initially a two-legged final but was later changed to a single match affair.

 

Since then, it has drawn more attention and followers from around the world meaning more revenue for the organizers and participating clubs.

 

Competitiveness

It is the second toughest trophy to win behind the UEFA Champions League.

 

Here, Champions of the two biggest continental showpieces are locked in a battle in a winner takes it all encounter.

 

Since the inception, teams from Spain have emerged victorious more times than any other sides.

 

Ajax Amsterdam is was the inaugural season Champions.

 

The Continental heavyweights including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester United have all had a share of the trophy.

 

Other sides including Valencia, RSC Anderlecht, Chelsea, etc have also won it.

 

Other cool facts

 

UEFA Super Cup 2017? Real Madrid won the 2017 after beating English side Manchester United.

 

UEFA Super Cup 2018? Atlético Madrid won the match in another Madrid Derby but this time in a European Competition. Atlético won by 2-4 scoreline to make it three titles.

 

UEFA Super Cup 2020? German side Bayern Munich were crowned Champions of the 2020 edition after a hard fought win which was forced into extra time against Spanish side Sevilla who lost a fifth final.

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

This list of Champions of the european super cup since inception.

 

This article highlights the UEFA Super Cup winners list, all-time Champions in history.

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