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Edinson Cavani
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Cavani playing for Uruguay at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez
Date of birth 14 February 1987 (1987-02-14) (age 34)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.84 m
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 7
Youth career
2000–2005 Danubio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Danubio 25 (9)
2007–2011 Palermo 109 (34)
2010–2011 Napoli (loan) 35 (26)
2011–2013 Napoli 69 (52)
2013–2020 Paris Saint-Germain 200 (138)
2020– Manchester United 7 (3)
National team
2007 Uruguay U20 14 (9)
2012 Uruguay Olympic 5 (3)
2008– Uruguay 118 (51)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:16, 20 December 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez (born 14 February 1987) is a Uruguayan footballer. He plays as a striker for Premier League team Manchester United and the Uruguay national team.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 20 December 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Danubio 2005–06 Primera División 10 4 5 3 15 7
2006–07 Primera División 15 5 15 5
Total 25 9 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 12
Palermo 2006–07 Serie A 7 2 7 2
2007–08 Serie A 33 5 2 0 2 0 37 5
2008–09 Serie A 35 14 1 1 36 15
2009–10 Serie A 34 13 3 2 37 15
Total 109 34 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 117 37
Napoli 2010–11 Serie A 35 26 2 0 10 7 47 33
2011–12 Serie A 35 23 5 5 8 5 48 33
2012–13 Serie A 34 29 1 1 7 7 1 1 43 38
Total 104 78 8 6 0 0 25 19 1 1 138 104
Paris Saint-Germain 2013–14 Ligue 1 30 16 2 1 3 4 8 4 0 0 43 25
2014–15 Ligue 1 35 18 4 4 3 3 10 6 1 0 53 31
2015–16 Ligue 1 32 19 5 2 4 1 10 2 1 1 52 25
2016–17 Ligue 1 36 35 3 2 3 4 8 8 0 0 50 49
2017–18 Ligue 1 32 28 5 3 2 2 8 7 1 0 48 40
2018–19 Ligue 1 21 18 3 2 2 1 7 2 0 0 33 23
2019–20 Ligue 1 14 4 2 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 22 7
Total 200 138 24 16 19 15 54 30 4 1 301 200
Manchester United 2020–21 Premier League 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 11 3
Career total 445 262 43 28 19 15 85 49 5 2 597 356

Notes

International

As of match played 17 November 2020
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Uruguay 2008 4 1
2009 8 0
2010 12 7
2011 12 2
2012 9 3
2013 15 7
2014 10 4
2015 8 4
2016 11 9
2017 9 3
2018 11 6
2019 7 4
2020 2 1
Total 118 51

International goals

Scores and results list Uruguay's goal tally first.
As of 13 November 2020
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Final Competition Ref.
1. 6 February 2008 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Colombia 1–2 2–2 Friendly
2. 3 March 2010 AFG Arena, St. Gallen, Switzerland  Switzerland 3–1 3–1
3. 10 July 2010 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  Germany 1–1 2–3 2010 FIFA World Cup
4. 11 August 2010 Estádio do Restelo, Lisbon, Portugal  Angola 1–0 2–0 Friendly
5. 8 October 2010 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia  Indonesia 1–1 7–1
6. 6–1
7. 7–1
8. 12 October 2010 Wuhan Sports Center Stadium, Wuhan, China  China PR 2–0 4–0
9. 30 March 2011 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Ireland 2–1 3–2
10. 7 October 2011 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Bolivia 3–1 4–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
11. 29 February 2012 Arena Națională, Bucharest, Romania  Romania 1–0 1–1 Friendly
12. 11 September 2012 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Ecuador 1–1 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
13. 14 November 2012 PGE Arena Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland  Poland 2–0 3–1 Friendly
14. 12 June 2013 Polideportivo Cachamay, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela  Venezuela 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
15. 26 June 2013 Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil  Brazil 1–1 1–2 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
16. 30 June 2013 Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil  Italy 1–1 2–2
17. 2–2
18. 10 September 2013 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Colombia 1–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
19. 15 October 2013  Argentina 3–2 3–2
20. 13 November 2013 Amman International Stadium, Amman, Jordan  Jordan 5–0 5–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
21. 4 June 2014 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Slovenia 1–0 2–0 Friendly
22. 14 June 2014 Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza, Brazil  Costa Rica 1–0 1–3 2014 FIFA World Cup
23. 5 September 2014 Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan  Japan 1–0 2–0 2014 Kirin Challenge Cup
24. 13 November 2014 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Costa Rica 3–2 3–3 Friendly
25. 28 March 2015 Stade d'Agadir, Agadir, Morocco  Morocco 1–0 1–0
26. 6 June 2015 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Guatemala 2–0 5–1
27. 3–0
28. 12 November 2015 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador  Ecuador 1–1 1–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
29. 25 March 2016 Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil  Brazil 1–2 2–2
30. 29 March 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Peru 1–0 1–0
31. 27 May 2016  Trinidad and Tobago 1–1 3–1 Friendly
32. 2–1
33. 6 September 2016  Paraguay 1–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
34. 4–0
35. 6 October 2016  Venezuela 2–0 3–0
36. 3–0
37. 15 November 2016 Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile  Chile 1–0 1–3
38. 23 March 2017 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Brazil 1–0 1–4
39. 10 October 2017  Bolivia 2–1 4–2
40. 14 November 2017 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Austria 1–1 1–2 Friendly
41. 23 March 2018 Guangxi Sports Center, Nanning, China  Czech Republic 2–0 2–0 2018 China Cup
42. 26 March 2018  Wales 1–0 1–0
43. 25 June 2018 Cosmos Arena, Samara, Russia  Russia 3–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup
44. 30 June 2018 Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia  Portugal 1–0 2–1
45. 2–1
46. 16 October 2018 Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan  Japan 2–2 3–4 2018 Kirin Challenge Cup
47. 16 June 2019 Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil  Ecuador 2–0 4–0 2019 Copa América
48. 24 June 2019 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Chile 1–0 1–0
49. 15 November 2019 Puskás Aréna, Budapest, Hungary  Hungary 1–0 2–1 Friendly
50. 18 November 2019 Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel  Argentina 1–0 2–2
51. 13 November 2020 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla, Colombia  Colombia 1–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours

Club

Danubio

  • Primera División: 2006–07

Napoli

Paris Saint-Germain

International

Uruguay

Individual

  • South American Youth Championship Top scorer: 2007 (7 goals)
  • Serie A Fan Award: 2010
  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13
  • Coppa Italia Top scorer: 2011–12 (5 goals)
  • Serie A Top scorer: 2012–13 (29 goals)
  • Guerin d'Oro: 2012–13
  • FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 3rd team: 2013
  • FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 4th team: 2018
  • FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 5th team: 2017
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2016–17
  • Ligue 1 Top scorer: 2016–17 (35 goals), 2017–18 (28 goals)
  • Coupe de la Ligue Top scorer: 2013–14 (4 goals), 2014–15 (3 goals), 2016–17 (4 goals)
  • Coupe de France Top scorer: 2014–15 (4 goals)
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: September 2016, October 2016
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2016–17
  • CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup qualification top scorer: 2018 (10 goals)
  • Ligue 1 Best Foreign Player: 2017
  • Golden Foot: 2018



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