Three histories were created after Real Madrid won the 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup. Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 at King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Monday (17/01/2022) early morning.
The two goals that delivered Real Madrid the Spanish Super Cup winners were scored by Luka Modric (38') and Karim Benzema (52' - penalties). Here are three of the history that Real Madrid created after winning the Spanish Super Cup:
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Oldest Goalscorer in the Spanish Super Cup
Luka Modric's goal in the 38th minute became a new history for the Spanish Super Cup aka Supercopa de Espana. Modric is now the oldest goalscorer in the tournament's history.
In the Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao match, Luka Modric was 36 years and 129 days old. He managed to pass the record of one team of his own, namely Karim Benzema who was 34 years and 24 days old.
That means Benzema only holds the record for four days. Because he created that record when breaking into the Barcelona goal in the semi-finals of the 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday (12/1/2022).
Carlo Ancelotti makes Italy proud
Real Madrid's 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup title is the first in the second period of Carlo Ancelotti's coaching. In total, Ancelotti has led Real Madrid to five trophies. Namely the 2013-2014 Champions League, the 2013-2014 Copa del Rey, the 2014-2015 Club World Cup, the 2014-2015 European Super Cup and the 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup.
Now, Carlo Ancelotti becomes the first Italian coach to successfully win the Spanish Super Cup title. The owner of the nickname Don Carlo still has a chance to carve out another history at the end of this season.
Uakni, became the first Coach of Real Madrid to win six major titles. The last title he had to get to make history was the La Liga title.
Real Madrid Spanish Super Cup winners: Marcelo beats Sergio Ramos trophy count
In the final of the 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup, Marcelo only became a substitute. However, he still made history because it succeeded in delivering Real Madrid up to the top of the championship podium. The 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup is Marcelo's 21st title with Real Madrid.
That is, he made it past the trophy collection of former Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos. Marcelo currently only needs one more trophy to cement his status as the most successful player at Real Madrid.
Marcelo has likened his trophy collection to that of the most successful player in Real Madrid's history, Paco Gento. So far Marcelo with Real Madrid has collected trophies: 2 Copa del Rey, 3 European Super Cups, 4 Champions Leagues, 4 Club World Cups, 5 Spanish Leagues,and 5 Spanish Super Cups.
Those are the three histories that accompanied the success of Real Madrid winning the 2021-2022 Spanish Super Cup.