Edinson Cavani is a professional football player. He started his career playing for Danubio. In 2023, he started playing for the Boca Juniors. He also plays for the Uruguay National Football Team.

Player Profile and Youth Career

Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez was born on February 14, 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He is a striker and he stands 184 cm tall.

He started his youth career playing for the Danubio Football Club. Cavani stayed with the team from 2000 to 2005. He joined Danubio’s youth academy when he was only 12 years of age and progressed through the ranks.

Team 375 boca juniors Boca Juniors
Position Forward
Height / weight 1.84 m / 74 kg
Born 14 Feb 1987
Nationality Uruguay Uruguay
Number 9
Team History
375 boca juniors Boca Juniors 2023 - present
131 valencia cf Valencia 2022 - 2023
1 manchester united Man Utd 2020 - 2022
45 paris saint germain fc Paris SG 2013 - 2020
40 ssc napoli SSC Napoli 2011 - 2013
40 ssc napoli SSC Napoli 2010 - 2011 (loan)
95 palermo Palermo 2007 - 2011
Danubio FC Danubio 2005 - 2007

Senior Career

Cavani started his professional club football for Uruguayan giants Danubio and made his first team debut during the 2006-2007 season.

After scoring 9 goals in 25 league matches in the 2006-2007 season for Danubio, Cavani was signed by Palermo in January 2008. He made his debut for Palermo against Fiorentina at home in the Italian Seria A on March 11, 2007.

Cavani joined Napoli in the summer of 2010 and had an exceptional 2010-11 campaign.

He made his international debut for Uruguay on February 6, 2008, against Colombia and scored his debut too. He played for his nation at the 2010 World Cup finals and helped them win the Coppa America in 2011.

From Napoli, he signed with Paris Saint-Germain and was with the team from 2013 to 2020. From 2020 to 2022, he played for Manchester United, and from 2022 to 2023, he was with Valencia.

In 2023, he signed with Boca Juniors.

Individual Honors

  • 2007 - South American Youth Championship top scorer
  • 2010 - Serie A Fan Award
  • 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13 - Serie A Team of the Year
  • 2011–12 - Coppa Italia top scorer
  • 2012–13 - Capocannoniere
  • 2012–13 - Guerin d’Oro
  • 2013–14, 2016–17, 2017–18 - UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year
  • 2016–17 - UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year
  • September 2016, October 2016 - UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month
  • 2016–17 - ESM Team of the Year
  • 2018 - CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup qualification top scorer
  • 2017 - Ligue 1 Best Foreign Player
  • 2018 - Golden Foot
  • May 2021 - Premier League Goal of the Month
  • 2020–21 - UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season

Team History:

International Career

  • 2006–2007 - Uruguay U20
  • 2012 - Uruguay Olympic
  • 2008–Present - Uruguay

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