It’s Called The UEFA Super Cup For A Reason: Atletico Madrid v Inter Milan Tickets Available Now

Inter Milan star Wesley Sneijder gets married to this lady, Yolanthe Cabau van Kasbergen, on Saturday. Can you imagine any of the England WAGs sporting this ensemble when supporting the national team? Victoria Beckham perhaps?

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Yolanthe Cabau van Kasbergen (C), partner of Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder, smiles before the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP ENTERTAINMENT)

The UEFA Super Cup is a single game competition that takes place between the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The last two matches have been tightly contested affairs, with Manchester United v Zenit St Petersburg, and Barcelona v Shakhtar Donetsk each decided by a single goal, and the 2010 event looks set to be similarly tight.

Inter Milan are the current European Cup holders, but have since lost coach Jose Mourinho to Real Madrid. In his place they have hired former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez, and he won the competition back in 2005. Of course, that year the Reds came from 3-0 down to defeat AC Milan on penalties, and in inflicting such a morale sapping defeat on the Nerrazzuri’s arch rivals Benitez will have done his job prospects no harm at all.

Inter Milan boast plenty of star players. There is the rampaging right back Maicon, who doesn’t view shooting from practically a 180 degree angle as a ridiculous thing to do. For those questioning if the Brazilian’s goal against North Korea (or the Democratic People’s Republic Of Korea if you prefer) was deliberate, he scored a near identical one against Portugal in November 2008. The midfield boasts star names such as Esteban Cambiasso, and Wesley Sneijder, while up front Benitez can choose from Samuel Eto’o, Diego Milito, Goran Pandev and Mario Balotelli.

Formidable opposition for UEFA Europa Cup champions Atletico Madrid to tackle.

Still, the Spanish side can call upon a mighty strike pairing themselves. Diego Forlan and Sergio Aguero are two of the most feared forwards in Europe, and they are backed up by Jose Antonio Reyes, Simao Sabrosa, Raul Garcia and former Arsenal player Fran Merida. Forlan was awarded the Golden Ball at the 2010 World Cup, and with good reason – he appeared to be the only player to have mastered how to shoot with the Jabulani ball, and was a constant danger.

UEFA Super Cup tickets are on sale now, and Inter Milan v Atletico Madrid on August 27th 2010 ought to be a classic. The fact that it takes place at the Stade Louis II in Monte Carlo, Monaco in the height of summer hardly reduces the attraction…

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