Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani

Squad No. 7
Date of Birth February 14, 1987
Age 33
Height 184cm
Team
Position Forward
Birthplace Salto
Previous Clubs Paris Saint-Germain

Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez is a Uruguayan expert footballer who plays as a forward for both Premier League club Manchester United and the Uruguay national team.

Cavani began his career playing for Danubio at Montevideo, where he played with for two years, before proceeding into Italian side Palermo at 2007. He also spent four seasons at the center, scoring 34 goals in 109 league appearances. Back in 2010, Cavani signed Napoli, who signed him within an initial loan agreement before buying him for a complete fee of €17 million. From the 2011-12 season he won his first team honour, the Coppa Italia, at which he had been top scorer with five goals. With Napoli, Cavani went on to evaluate 33 goals each in his first two seasons, followed closely by 38 goals in his next season, where he finished as Serie A top scorer with 29 league goals.

On 16 July 2013, Cavani had been transferred to Paris SaintGermain for a reported €64 million, at the time the most expensive signing in French football history. Together with PSG, Cavani won six Ligue 1 titles, five Coupes de la Ligue and four Coupes de France. He won Ligue 1 Player of the Year to its 2016-17 season, and was the league’s top scorer from the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. He also ranks because the club’s alltime high goalscorer. Back in 2020, Cavani signed with Manchester United.

Cavani scored on his Uruguay debut against Colombia on February 2008, and it has ever since then got 116 caps and scored 50 international goals, just fewer compared to hit partner Luis Suárez one of Uruguayan internationals. He’s engaged in eight leading global tournaments: the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 Copa América, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 World Cup, the 2015 Copa América, the Copa América Centenario, the 2018 FIFA Worldcup and also the 2019 Copa América. He played once in the 2010 World Cup to help Uruguay to fourth place from the championship, also in 2011 was a portion of their Uruguay squad which won a listing 15th Copa América name. He finished because the CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup eligibility high scorer with 10 goals.