Edinson Cavani is an Uruguay international football player who currently features for the Italian Serie A club Napoli. He plays as a striker.
Cavani started his professional club football for Uruguayan giants Danubio and made his first team debut during the 2006-2007 season. He joined Danubio’s youth academy when he was only 12 years of age and progressed marvellously through the ranks.
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 and quickly confirmed his place in the first XI on a regular basis.
Cavani joined Napoli in the summer of 2010 and had an exceptional 2010-11 campaign for the former Italian champions, scoring 26 Serie A goals. He has since gone on to score over 50 more goals in all competitions for the Naples outfit, making them a regular force for the Scudetto.
Cavani 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.