Zidane achieves player-coach Super Cup double

Zinédine Zidane has become just the fifth coach to win the UEFA Super Cup having also lifted the trophy as a player. UEFA.com reveals the identities of the previous four.

Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane gestures during the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla
Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane gestures during the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla ©AFP/Getty Images

Carlo Ancelotti
Player: Milan (1990)
Coach: Milan (2003, 2007), Real Madrid (2014)

  • Beat Sampdoria as a player, before one victory against Porto and two against Sevilla as a coach.

Diego Simeone
Player: Lazio (1999)
Coach: Atlético Madrid (2012)

  • Both wins came against English clubs, Manchester United dispatched by Lazio and Chelsea vanquished by a Radamel Falcao-inspired Atlético.

Josep Guardiola
Player: Barcelona (1992)
Coach: Barcelona (2009, 2011), Bayern München (2013)

  • Success against Werder Bremen in his playing days, followed by triumphs over Shakhtar Donetsk, Porto and Chelsea from the dugout.
2015 highlights: Barcelona 5-4 Sevilla
2015 highlights: Barcelona 5-4 Sevilla

Luis Enrique
Player: Barcelona (1997)
Coach: Barcelona (2015)

  • Struck the opener against Dortmund two decades ago, then steered Barça to glory in Tbilisi in his debut season in charge of the Azulgrana.

Zinédine Zidane
Player: Juventus (1996), Real Madrid (2002)
Coach: Real Madrid (2016)

  • Helped Juve to a 6-1 defeat of Paris Saint-Germain 20 years ago, and also started as Madrid prevailed 3-1 against Feyenoord in 2002. Won as a coach in Trondheim.

*Ancelotti was at Milan and Guardiola at Barcelona when they won in 1989 and 1997 respectively, but neither was involved in those fixtures.