Messi, Alves among Super Cup record-breakers

It was the highest-scoring UEFA Super Cup ever in Tbilisi as Lionel Messi equalled two goal records and Éver Banega and Dani Alves also set new marks: see which here.

Lionel Messi celebrates his second goal with fellow record-breaker Dani Alves
Lionel Messi celebrates his second goal with fellow record-breaker Dani Alves ©AFP/Getty Images

Not for the first time when Lionel Messi is involved, the 2015 UEFA Super Cup in Tbilisi was an occasion when a number of records tumbled or were equalled. UEFA.com rewrites its own history book ...

Lionel Messi's two goals takes him level with Cristiano Ronaldo on 80 in all UEFA club competitions.

Messi also increased his career UEFA Super Cup goal tally to a record three, equal with Arie Haan, François Van der Elst, Gerd Müller, Oleh Blokhin, Radamel Falcao, Rob Rensenbrink and Terry McDermott.

Éver Banega's third-minute goal was the fastest ever in the UEFA Super Cup.

Daniel Alves is now level with Paolo Maldini on four UEFA Super Cup wins.

Lionel Messi scores his 80th UEFA club competition goal
Lionel Messi scores his 80th UEFA club competition goal©Getty Images

Alves also equalled Maldini's record of appearing in five editions of the UEFA Super Cup.

Andrés Iniesta is now level with former team-mate Xavi Hernández's record of 28 major honours.

Luis Enrique is the fourth man to lift the UEFA Super Cup as coach and player after Josep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti and Diego Simeone. Of those, only Enrique (in 1997) scored.

Barcelona matched AC Milan's tally of five UEFA Super Cup triumphs.

Barcelona were making a record ninth UEFA Super Cup appearance, two more than any other side.

Barcelona became the first team to score five goals in a one-off UEFA Super Cup.

Sevilla's four is the most ever scored in a UEFA Super Cup match by the losing side.

Sevilla are the first team to recover from three goals down to level in the UEFA Super Cup.

• The nine goals scored is the most in any UEFA Super Cup fixture.

• This was the third all-Spanish UEFA Super Cup (all featuring Sevilla). The other two one-nation games involved Italian clubs.

• This was the first UEFA football final to be played in Georgia.

• The attendance was 51,490 a record for a one-off, neutral venue UEFA Super Cup.

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