On August 25, 2006, at the famous Stade Louis II in Monaco, Barcelona faced off against Sevilla in the 2006 UEFA Super Cup. This event, the 31st edition of the UEFA Super Cup, showcased a thrilling match between the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup. In a historic feat for Sevilla, they secured a remarkable 3-0 victory over Barcelona, claiming their first UEFA Super Cup.
Barcelona, a seasoned team in the Super Cup, had their sixth appearance after winning the 2005-06 UEFA Champions League against Arsenal. Despite earlier setbacks in the Super Cup, they secured victories in 1992 and 1997. Sevilla, a rising force in European football, made their Super Cup debut in 2006 after winning the 2005-06 UEFA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Middlesbrough.
The 2006 UEFA Super Cup final was an exciting display of skill, determination, and resilience. Sevilla’s Renato, Kanouté, and Maresca delivered an outstanding performance, securing a convincing 3-0 win. With 17,480 spectators witnessing Sevilla’s historic triumph, the club cemented their place among the top champions of European football, showcasing their commitment to excellence and the beautiful game.
Sevilla’s memorable victory over Barcelona in the 2006 UEFA Super Cup highlighted their enduring legacy and unwavering spirit as a formidable force in European football. As the final whistle echoed in the Stade Louis II, the cheers of Sevilla’s devoted fans celebrated the club’s exceptional performance and historic achievement on the European stage.