Carlo Ancelotti Makes History, Becomes 1st Manager to Win UEFA Super Cup a Record 4 Times

Carlo Ancelotti Makes History, Becomes 1st Manager to Win UEFA Super Cup a Record 4 Times

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM
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  • Spain's Real Madrid beat Germany's Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki
  • Real Madrid have now won 5 UEFA Super Cup titles, while Carlo Ancelotti has won 4 titles as a coach
  • Carlo Ancelotti set a new record in his glittering coaching career as Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt

Carlo Ancelotti is undoubtedly one of the greatest managers of all time.

The Italian added to his already impressive legacy last night as Real Madrid lifted the UEFA Super Cup, beating Eintracht Frankfurt in the final. David Alaba and Karim Benzema grabbed the goals for Real.

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Carlo Ancelotti set another record last night as he became the first manager to win the UEFA Super Cup four times. Image: Olga Maltseva/ Victor Carretero/ Oliver Hardt
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Ancelotti made history in the process, becoming the only manager to win the trophy a record four times. Ancelotti has also never lost in the Super Cup final, Real Madrid’s website confirmed.

His first victories in the tournament came with AC Milan, as the Italian side beat Porto in 2003 and Sevilla in 2007.

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In 2014 Real beat Sevilla to give him his third title, and then his fourth came with the victory over Eintracht in Helsinki. Ancelotti also won the Super Cup as a player when he was with Milan in 1990.

His Super Cup record, while impressive, is just one of the numerous achievements he’s earned over the course of his managerial career.

As reported by TransferMarkt, Ancelotti has won the UEFA Champions League four times as well, the only manager in history to achieve that feat. He’s also won the World’s Best Club Coach award twice. Ancelotti has also won the league title in each of the five major leagues; Germany, Spain, England, France, and Italy.

Real Madrid manager sets unique Champions League record with 2022 triumph

Real Madrid gaffer Carlo Ancelotti has officially become the manager with the most Champions League title wins.

The Spanish giants became European champions for a record-extending 14th time after beating Liverpool 1-0 in the final on Saturday in Paris.

Brazil winger Vinícius Junior scored from close range connecting to Federico Valverde’s drive across the face of goal to secure Ancelotti's record fourth European crown.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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