UEFA Super Cup

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The UEFA Super Cup is an annual super cup football match organised by UEFA and contested by the winners of the two main European club competitions; the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. The competition's official name was originally the Super Competition,[1] and later the European Super Cup. It was renamed the UEFA Super Cup in 1995, following a policy of rebranding by UEFA. It is not recognised as one of UEFA's major competitions.[2][3]

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UEFA Super Cup
Organising bodyUEFA
Founded1972; 51 years ago (1972)
(official since 1973)
Number of teams2
Current championsEngland Manchester City
(1st title)
Most successful club(s)Spain Barcelona
Italy AC Milan
Spain Real Madrid
(5 titles each)
WebsiteOfficial website
Soccerball_current_event.svg 2023 UEFA Super Cup

From 1972 to 1999, the UEFA Super Cup was contested between the winners of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League and the winners of the European/UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. After the discontinuation of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, it has been contested by the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the winners of the UEFA Cup, which was renamed the UEFA Europa League in 2009.

The current holders are Champions League winners Manchester City, who defeated Europa League winners Sevilla 5–4 on penalties following a 1–1 draw in 2023. The most successful teams in the competition are Barcelona, AC Milan and Real Madrid, who have won the trophy five times each.