Edinson Cavani

Born: February 14, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Salto, Uruguay
Nationality: Uruguay flag Uruguayan

Position: Striker
Team: Paris Saint-Germain (no. 21)
PSG forward Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal against Ajaccio on August 18, 2013
Career History
Senior2009-2010Palermo
2010-2013Napoli
2013-Paris Saint-Germain
International2008-Uruguay
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Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Report: Neymar apologises to Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani
A report claims that Neymar has apologised to Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani following their penalty row in last weekend's 2-0 win over Lyon.
Sep 22, 21:02
West Ham United's Mark Noble makes a bookable challenge on Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier on May 5, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's London derby between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium.
Sep 22, 17:12
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar left out of Paris Saint-Germain squad?
Neymar is reportedly left out of Paris Saint-Germain's matchday squad for the trip to Montpellier on Saturday.
Sep 22, 13:59
Alexis Sanchez puckers up during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain 'leapfrog Manchester City in race for Alexis Sanchez'
A report claims that Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez may choose Paris Saint-Germain over Manchester City after being offered higher wages by the French club.
Sep 22, 10:23
Diego Forlan of Uruguay smiles during the international friendly match between Japan and Uruguay at Miyagi Stadium on August 14, 2013
Diego Forlan defends Edinson Cavani in Neymar spat
Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan backs up his compatriot Edinson Cavani following his reported falling-out with Neymar.
Sep 21, 20:14
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Dani Alves mediates in Neymar, Edinson Cavani row?
Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves reportedly attempts to broker peace between Neymar and Edinson Cavani after their penalty dispute at the weekend.
Sep 21, 11:47
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Edinson Cavani offered to Real Madrid?
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly offer striker Edinson Cavani to Real Madrid following the Uruguayan's dispute with new signing Neymar.
Sep 21, 11:22
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Chelsea, Everton keeping tabs on Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani?
Chelsea and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani following his bust-up with Neymar.
Sep 20, 12:05
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar, Edinson Cavani 'ordered by PSG to sort their differences'
Paris Saint-Germain's management team are reportedly ordered to resolve their differences following last weekend's on-pitch squabble.
Sep 20, 10:17
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar 'demands Paris Saint-Germain sell Edinson Cavani'
Neymar reportedly demands that Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi sell Edinson Cavani following their dispute over the weekend.
Sep 19, 14:19
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Edinson Cavani insists he has "no problem" with PSG teammate Neymar
Edinson Cavani insists that he has "no problem" with Neymar following an apparent bust-up during Paris Saint-Germain's win over Lyon on Sunday.
Sep 19, 10:41
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar, Edinson Cavani 'kept apart by Paris Saint-Germain teammates'
Neymar and Edinson Cavani reportedly had to be kept apart by their Paris Saint-Germain teammates in the dressing room following an on-pitch bust-up.
Sep 19, 09:37
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Unai Emery addresses Neymar, Edinson Cavani squabble
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery tells Edinson Cavani and Neymar to sort out their differences over penalty-taking duties "between themselves".
Sep 18, 14:08
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain edge past luckless Lyon to extend perfect start
Paris Saint-Germain benefit from two own goals to keep their 100% start to the season alive courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Lyon at the Parc des Princes.
Sep 17, 21:54
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Champions League matchday one: Five things we learned
Sports Mole takes a look at five things we learned from matchday one of the Champions League group stages.
Sep 14, 09:27
A general view of the ground ahead of the Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Inverness Caley Thistle at Celtic Park on May 24, 2015
Celtic Park pitch invader hit with UK-wide stadium ban
A Celtic fan receives a UK-wide football stadium ban after confronting Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe in Tuesday's Champions League encounter between the two clubs.
Sep 13, 20:36
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Brendan Rodgers: 'Paris Saint-Germain gave Celtic a harsh, tough lesson'
Brendan Rodgers says that Celtic were handed a "harsh" and "tough" lesson by a Paris Saint-Germain side who have a "great chance of winning" the Champions League.
Sep 12, 22:41
Scott Brown of Celtic FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League, Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at the Camp Nou Stadium on December 11, 2013
Scott Brown: 'Paris Saint-Germain are a great team'
Scott Brown admits that Celtic were beaten by "a great team" as Paris Saint-Germain ran out 5-0 winners in Tuesday night's Champions League Group B clash at Parkhead.
Sep 12, 22:29
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Front three on target as Paris Saint-Germain thrash Celtic
Edinson Cavani scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain cruise to a 5-0 win over Celtic at Parkhead in their opening Champions League fixture of the season.
Sep 12, 21:39
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Celtic 0-5 Paris Saint-Germain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Paris Saint-Germain's 5-0 win over Celtic, as the Hoops fell to their record home defeat in Europe.
Sep 12, 18:44
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Kylian Mbappe scores on debut as Paris Saint-Germain dismantle Metz
Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are among the goalscorers as Paris Saint-Germain win convincingly at Metz.
Sep 8, 21:35
Kylian Mbappe poses with a Paris Saint-Germain shirt following his move from AS Monaco
Kylian Mbappe, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Drinkwater - Five debuts to look out for
Sports Mole highlights five high-profile players who could make their debuts this weekend following deadline-day moves.
Sep 8, 16:54
Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Kylian Mbappe included in Paris Saint-Germain squad
New Paris Saint-Germain signing Kylian Mbappe is set for his club debut after being included in their squad for the Ligue 1 clash with Metz.
Sep 7, 21:06
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain ease past Saint-Etienne in Paris
Paris Saint-Germain continue their strong start to the new Ligue 1 season with a 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Paris.
Aug 25, 21:55
Neymar pictured in PSG gear
Result: Neymar inspires Paris Saint-Germain to thumping win over Toulouse
Neymar scores a brace and puts in an impressive display as Paris Saint-Germain claim an emphatic 6-2 win over Toulouse in Sunday's Ligue 1 clash at the Parc des Princes.
Aug 20, 22:05
Neymar is unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player on August 4, 2017
Team News: Neymar makes Paris Saint-Germain debut
World-record signing Neymar starts for Paris Saint-Germain in their trip to Guingamp.
Aug 13, 19:03
Monchi pictured on July 9, 2015
Roma sporting director Monchi "afraid" of Neymar transfer repercussions
Roma sporting director Monchi is hoping that the £200m transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain is not "a bubble that will explode at some point".
Aug 4, 19:37
Neymar pictured in PSG gear
Paris Saint-Germain president: 'No worries over FFP'
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists that he has no worries over the financial implications of Neymar's world-record transfer into the club.
Aug 4, 13:28
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain beat AS Monaco to win French Super Cup
Paris Saint-Germain win the 2017-18 Trophee des Champions after recording a 2-1 victory over AS Monaco in Tangier on Saturday night.
Jul 29, 22:00
Daniel Sturridge in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Southampton on May 7, 2017
Jason McAteer: 'Daniel Sturridge should join Paris Saint-Germain'
Former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer says that Reds forward Daniel Sturridge should move to Paris Saint-Germain in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 25, 12:58
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Angel di Maria: 'Edinson Cavani among world's best'
Angel di Maria claims that Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani "is one of the best strikers on the planet" after notching 49 club goals last season.
Jun 22, 17:46
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Borussia Dortmund on December 15, 2015
Paris Saint-Germain 'pull out of £70m Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal'
PSG reportedly pull out of a £70m deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, alerting a quartet of Premier League clubs.
Jun 15, 19:29
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Edinson Cavani hints at Napoli return
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani suggests that he wants to return to Napoli while he is "still playing at a high level".
Jun 8, 14:58
Eder celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group E match between Italy and Sweden on July 17, 2016
Result: Italy inflict fifth-straight defeat on Uruguay in Nice friendly
Italy cruise to a 3-0 win over Uruguay at the Allianz Riviera in Nice to keep alive their positive run of form under new boss Gian Piero Ventura.
Jun 7, 21:44
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura on the touchline during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Live Commentary: Italy 3-0 Uruguay - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Italy's 3-0 win over Uruguay, as the Azzurri extended their impressive unbeaten run to nine matches.
Jun 7, 19:15
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura on the touchline during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Team News: Gianluigi Donnarumma in Italy starting XI for Uruguay friendly
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura picks teenage AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in his starting XI ahead of Wednesday's friendly with Uruguay in Nice.
Jun 7, 19:14
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Martin O'Neill: 'We will not get carried away with Uruguay win'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill insists that he will not get carried away after seeing his side beat Uruguay 3-1 in Dublin.
Jun 4, 22:36
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Result: Republic of Ireland seal comfortable win over Uruguay
Republic of Ireland cruise to a 3-1 friendly international win against Uruguay.
Jun 4, 19:59
Unai Emery watches on during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain strike late to retain Coupe de France
PSG retain the Coupe de France for a third year in a row courtesy of a last-gasp 1-0 victory over Angers at the Stade de France.
May 27, 22:04
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks at a press conference ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Eibar
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's La Liga clash with Eibar as the Catalan side aim to push Real Madrid to the wire in their tightly-contested title race.
May 20, 11:20



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1Paris Saint-GermainPSG76102131819
2MonacoMonaco76012181318
3Bordeaux7430137615
4Saint-EtienneSt Etienne641174313
5Lyon73311410412
6Caen740364212
7Nice7313108210
8Marseille6312910-110
9NantesNantes631234-110
10GuingampGuingamp7304811-39
11Angers71519818
12Troyes722356-18
13Montpellier HSCMontpellier722345-18
14Toulouse6213812-47
15AmiensAmiens7205410-66
16Rennes6123910-15
17Dijon7124916-75
18Lille7124411-75
19StrasbourgStrasbourg6114411-74
20Metz7106313-103
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