Snap shot: Sevilla win first UEFA Super Cup

Nine years after Sevilla beat Barcelona 3-0 in their first UEFA Super Cup meeting in 2006, we take a look at their squad and ask what happened to them.

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1) Javier Chevantón (bottom left, part of face out of shot)
The Uruguayan had just joined from Monaco and was an unused sub against Barcelona. He spent three years with Sevilla, scoring four goals as the club retained the UEFA Cup in 2007, winning the Copa del Rey the same season. After spells at Atalanta, Lecce, Queens Park Rangers and Argentina's Colon de Santa Fe, the forward returned to his native Uruguay last year to play for Montevideo side Liverpool.

2) Renato
The midfielder scored Sevilla's opener against the Blaugrana and also broke the deadlock in the loss to Milan on the same stage the next season. He accompanied fellow Brazilian Fabiano out of the door in summer 2011 to return to his homeland, first featuring for Botafogo before making a much-lauded return to Santos in 2014.

3) Aitor Ocio (long hair)
This was the last season at Sevilla for the Basque centre-half, who joined Athletic Club the following summer, eventually hanging his boots up with the club in 2012. Now an entrepreneur, he runs a fitness company in Bilbao.

Highlights: Sevilla triumph
Highlights: Sevilla triumph

4) Andreas Hinkel
The German full-back left Sevilla with three medals in his pocket to join Celtic. A serious knee injury in 2010 jeopardised his career and two years later he hung up his boots while with German outfit Freiburg. Until April of this year he was a youth coach with former club Stuttgart.

5) Dani Alves
The motor of this great team and the man of the match in the UEFA Super Cup, the Brazil right-back was also instrumental in Sevilla landing the UEFA Cup and Copa del Rey in 2007. He departed for Barcelona in 2008 where he has collected five Liga titles and three UEFA Champions Leagues and is sure to relish another European encounter with his former side, whom he still holds close to his heart.

6) Jesuli (behind Alves bandage)
The Andalusian forward ended a three-year stint at Sevilla in 2007 to move to Real Sociedad on loan and hung up his boots just a year later while at  Tenerife, but continues to play indoor football, for Sevilla's veterans' team.

7) Adriano
The winger was one of Sevilla's standout performers in the back-to-back UEFA Cup final successes over Middlesbrough and Espanyol. In 2010 he followed his compatriot Alves to the Camp Nou and has won 11 trophies with the Catalan outfit, chipping in with some breathtaking long-range goals.

Watch: Sevilla win 2015 UEFA Europa League
Watch: Sevilla win 2015 UEFA Europa League

8) Ivica Dragutinović (behind Kanoute's arm)
The Serbian left-back joined Sevilla in the twilight of his career but ended up enjoying his most successful spell there, making over 100 appearances and winning two UEFA Cups, two Copas del Rey as well as the Super Cup. He stayed with Sevilla until he retired in 2011.

9 Frédéric Kanouté
The forward scored Sevilla's second goal against Barcelona, and further cemented his place in fans' hearts by scoring in both UEFA Cup final wins and the 2007 Copa del Rey final success. African Footballer of the Year in 2007, he called time on his memorable Sevilla career in 2012, hanging his boots up a year later. Presently the CEO of 12 Management, a footballers' management company he founded.

10 Javi Navarro (captain)
The fearless centre-back captained the Hispalenses to back-to-back UEFA Cup victories as well as the UEFA Super Cup but the triumph over Espanyol would be one of his last memorable moments as he sustained a serious knee injury that same summer which forced him to retire in 2009. He was incorporated into Sevilla's coaching staff in 2010, but a few months later embarked on a life away from football, developing a passion for surfing and travel.

11) Enzo Maresca (with beard)
The Italian midfielder scored the final goal of the Super Cup win over Barcelona from the penalty spot, and also picked up a UEFA Cup winners' medal in Glasgow a year later, leaving the club in 2009 to join Olympiacos. He returned to Spain in 2011 to spend a season with Málaga, moving back to his home country the next year to play for Sampdoria. Now 35, he is still in Serie A plying his trade with Palermo.

Juande Ramos on Sevilla glory
Juande Ramos on Sevilla glory

12) Julian Escudé (behind Kanoute to left)
The 2006 UEFA Cup triumph meant the Frenchman completed a dream first term with Sevilla, having arrived earlier that year from Ajax. The defender stayed until 2012 before switching to Beşiktaş. He retired from football in September 2014 to start a career in hospitality in Madrid. Proved he has not forgotten his past by running the Madrid marathon earlier this month in an old Sevilla shirt.

13) Kepa Blanco (holding ball)
The Marbella-born striker left his boyhood club the year after clinching the UEFA Super Cup to join West Ham United for a single campaign, then returning to Spain for spells with Getafe, Recreativo Huelva and Guadalajara, where he retired from football in 2013. The Andalusian immediately moved into coaching, working as an assistant at San Pedro until departing this summer.

14) David Cobeño (behind Kepa)
The custodian featured in just five games in a solitary season with Sevilla before heading to fellow Andalusian cub Almería, and then moved to Rayo Vallecano, where he remains today.

15) Juande Ramos
Ramos steered Sevilla to UEFA Super Cup glory against Barcelona and a UEFA Cup/Copa del Rey double 12 months later, subsequently leaving for Tottenham Hotspur. He came back to Spain in 2009 with Real Madrid and then assumed the CSKA Moskva helm before a four-year spell with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. At the end of 2013/14 he parted company with the Ukrainian club, whom Sevilla overcame 3-2 in the UEFA Europa League final on 27 May.

16) David Castedo
The left-back was one of the team leaders when Sevilla were promoted back to the Liga in 2000/01 and the UEFA Super Cup triumph was just reward for his years of loyal service to the club. It was also one of his last hurrahs. Castedo was an unused substitute in the final against Espanyol and quit Sevilla soon after, seeing out his playing days with Levante. Now runs his own children's football school in Seville.

Snap shot: Sevilla in Eindhoven
Snap shot: Sevilla in Eindhoven©Getty Images

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