NAIJ.com previously reported that Lionel Messi has been named Barcelona captain following Andres Iniesta's exit from Camp Nou.
Suarez had a golden chance to level the scores late in the first period when he found space inside the box, but the Uruguay global missed the far post as Sevilla kept their one-goal lead in tact.
In a tightly-contested match, the Rojiblancos went ahead inside nine minutes through Pablo Sarabia as the VAR, making its debut in Spanish football this term, overruled the offside decision.
Franco Vazquez then headed an Ever Banega corner onto the crossbar moments later as Sevilla came within inches of taking the lead in Morocco once again.
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Last season at club level Messi played 54 times, scoring 45 goals and winning the Golden Boot for a record fifth time. "It was a tough game because Sevilla scored early and we had to come back". "He has an wonderful ability to break down defenses with his speed".
Usually a two-legged affair, the match will be settled after just one for the first time on Sunday.
A Sevilla club statement read: "Sevilla FC is surprised by the RFEF's statement 24 hours before the Super Cup".
With former captains Xavi and Iniesta, the architects of Barça's tiki-taka years of domestic and European hegemony, now departed Messi will be the undisputed leader of the side in 2018-19 as Valverde seeks to build on last season's domestic double by regaining the Champions League crown from Real Madrid.