UEFA Super Cup, commonly referred to as the European Super Cup or European Super Cup, is a continental football competition for club teams organized by UEFA, which sees a trophy contested annually between the winning teams of the Champions League and the Europa League respectively.
It is normally held in August and is intended as the opening of the new European football season. According to the regulations, the UEFA Super Cup is awarded in a single match to be played on a neutral field: from 1998 to 2012 it was held at the Louis II stadium in Monte Carlo.
24 teams from 12 different Countries have won the super cup. The best clubs are Barcelona and Milan, with 5 statements each; Milan and Real Madrid are also the only teams (excluding Ajax, which made its first unofficial edition and the first managed by UEFA) to have won two consecutive editions of the Super Cup (in 1989 and 1990 for Milan; in 2016 and 2017 for Madrid). Barcelona is also the team that has played the most finals (nine) with five wins (in 1992, 1997, 2009, 2011 and 2015) and four defeats (in 1979, 1982, 1989 and 2006). The record of lost finals is for Sevilla (five defeats, in 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2020, compared to one success in 2006).