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Edinson Cavani

Born: February 14, 1987 (age 31)

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
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Career History
Senior2009-2010Palermo
2010-2013Napoli
2013-Paris Saint-Germain
International2008-Uruguay
Sports Mole has 1,145 articles about Edinson Cavani. Articles 1 to 40:
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Edinson Cavani: "I tried everything to be ready"
Edinson Cavani says that he "tried everything to be ready" for Uruguay's 2018 World Cup quarter-final against France.
Jul 7, 22:36
France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their second goal against Italy in a friendly on June 1, 2018
Result: Soft goals help France past Uruguay in opening quarter-final
Goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann earn France a 2-0 win over Uruguay in their World Cup quarter-final tie at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
Jul 6, 16:53
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez on November 13, 2017
Team News: Edinson Cavani misses Uruguay's World Cup clash with France
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani misses Uruguay's World Cup quarter-final against France through injury.
Jul 6, 13:48
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Oscar Tabarez discreet with Edinson Cavani plans
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez is unwilling to reveal whether Edinson Cavani has shaken off a hamstring injury until he announces his team an hour before the France match.
Jul 5, 22:50
Luis Suarez reacts to a missed chance during the World Cup game between Egypt and Uruguay on June 15, 2018
Luis Suarez 'limps out of Uruguay training'
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez reportedly picked up an injury to his right leg during Tuesday's training session in Nizhny Novgorod.
Jul 4, 10:35
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Luis Suarez expects Uruguay to cope without Edinson Cavani
Uruguay ace Luis Suarez hopes that other players will step up if strike partner Edinson Cavani is ruled out of the match with France through injury.
Jul 3, 15:59
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in action during the World Cup warm-up match against Croatia at Anfield on June 3, 2018
Thiago Silva backs Neymar to shine for Brazil in World Cup last-16 tie
Thiago Silva hopes that Neymar can emulate Paris Saint-Germain teammates Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe in inspiring their countries through to the World Cup quarter-finals.
Jul 1, 20:50
Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli on May 30, 2018
Jorge Sampaoli: "I'm sad and frustrated"
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli admits that he is "sad and frustrated" following his side's exit from the World Cup on Saturday.
Jul 1, 11:30
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the match against Uruguay on June 30, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo quiet on international retirement talk
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to confirm whether he will walk away from international duty with Portugal following their World Cup exit.
Jul 1, 10:16
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Oscar Tabarez "worried" about Edinson Cavani injury
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez is "worried" about the injury sustained by Edinson Cavani in the 2-1 win over Portugal, which leaves the striker doubtful to face France.
Jun 30, 22:25
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Fernando Santos congratulates Uruguay on narrow victory
Fernando Santos says that he "would have preferred to play worse and win" after his Portugal side were knocked out of the World Cup with a 2-1 loss to Uruguay.
Jun 30, 22:13
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal past Portugal's Rui Patricio on June 30, 2018
Result: Edinson Cavani brace sends Uruguay past Portugal and into quarter-finals
Uruguay secure a place in the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Portugal at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi.
Jun 30, 20:55
Portugal manager Fernando Santos on May 28, 2018
Live Commentary: Uruguay 2-1 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia as Uruguay beat Portugal 2-1 in Sochi in order to move into the quarter-finals.
Jun 30, 18:00
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Bolivia in October 2017
Result: Uruguay beat 10-man Russia to top Group A
Uruguay seal top spot in World Cup Group A with a 3-0 win over 10-man Russia at the Samara Arena, with both Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani on the scoresheet.
Jun 25, 16:54
Luis Suarez in action during the World Cup game between Egypt and Uruguay on June 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Uruguay 3-0 Russia - as it happened
Relive how Uruguay secured top spot in World Cup Group A with a 3-0 win over hosts Russia, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Samara Arena.
Jun 25, 14:00
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez on November 13, 2017
Team News: Uruguay make four changes for Group A clash with Russia
Uruguay make four changes to their starting lineup for this afternoon's Group A showdown with Russia, while the tournament hosts bring in three new faces.
Jun 25, 13:54
Luis Suarez in action during the World Cup game between Egypt and Uruguay on June 15, 2018
Result: Luis Suarez strike sends Uruguay, Russia through to last 16
Luis Suarez scores his 52nd international goal on his 100th appearance as Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 in Rostov-on-Don.
Jun 20, 17:52
Jose Gimenez scores late on during the World Cup game between Egypt and Uruguay on June 15, 2018
Result: Jose Gimenez rescues late win for Uruguay over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt
Uruguay need a 90th-minute Jose Gimenez goal to rescue a 1-0 win over a Mohamed Salah-less Egypt in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 15, 14:56
Mohamed Salah in action for Egypt during a World Cup qualifying match with Congo in October 2017
Team News: Mohamed Salah on bench for Egypt against Uruguay
Egypt winger Mohamed Salah will start on the bench for the Pharaohs in their Group A opener with Uruguay.
Jun 15, 11:29
Russia's Aleksandr Samedov celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates during the World Cup warm-up friendly with Turkey on June 5, 2018
Preview: Russia vs. Saudi Arabia - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the opening game of the 2018 World Cup as hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in Moscow.
Jun 12, 20:48
The Uruguay squad lines up for their official photo shoot ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia
World Cup preview: Uruguay
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole looks at the chances of two-time champions Uruguay.
Jun 12, 13:15
The Saudi Arabian team lines up ahead of an international friendly in March 2018
World Cup preview: Saudi Arabia
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole looks at Saudi Arabia's chances having been drawn alongside the hosts in Group A.
Jun 12, 12:00
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Uruguay reveal preliminary World Cup squad
Luis Suarez, Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani headline Uruguay's 26-man squad for the 2018 World Cup finals.
May 16, 17:48
Gonzalo Higuain in action for Juventus on May 14, 2017
Report: Paris Saint-Germain interested in Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain
Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly keeping tabs on Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is believed to be on the way out of Juventus.
May 13, 15:38
Generic image of a locker room
Paris Saint-Germain allow Les Herbiers captain to lift French Cup
Paris Saint-Germain allow Les Herbiers captain Sebastien Flochon to lift the French Cup after beating the minnows in the final.
May 11, 12:33
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain beat Les Herbiers in Coupe de France final to seal treble
Paris Saint-Germain win the Coupe de France thanks to a 2-0 win over third-division strugglers Les Herbiers in Tuesday night's final at the Stade de France.
May 8, 22:08
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Atletico Madrid 'want Edinson Cavani to replace Antoine Griezmann'
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani emerges as a transfer target for La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
May 8, 12:00
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Chelsea 'want Edinson Cavani to replace Alvaro Morata'
Chelsea reportedly earmark PSG striker Edinson Cavani as an ideal replacement for Alvaro Morata, who has been heavily linked with a move back to Juventus.
May 8, 09:08
Unai Emery watches on during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Moussa Konate at the double as Amiens hold Paris Saint-Germain
Moussa Konate scores a brace as Amiens twice comes from behind to hold French champions Paris Saint-Germain to a draw in Ligue 1.
May 4, 21:37
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Edinson Cavani: 'I am very happy at Paris Saint-Germain'
Edinson Cavani insists that he is "very happy" to be at Paris Saint-Germain amid reports of a move away, and describes his time at the club as a "love story".
May 3, 20:28
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
Edinson Cavani: 'I had problem with Neymar earlier in season'
Edinson Cavani admits that he had a problem with Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar earlier in the season but stresses that they have since "come to an understanding".
May 3, 19:51
Unai Emery watches on during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Giovani Lo Celso guides Paris Saint-Germain to victory at Bordeaux
Champions Paris Saint-Germain move further clear at the top of the Ligue 1 standings with a slender 1-0 win away at Bordeaux.
Apr 22, 21:58
Kevin Trapp in action for Paris Saint-Germain against Barcelona in February 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain see off Caen to reach Coupe de France final
Paris Saint-Germain will face third-tier Les Herbiers in the Coupe de France final thanks to a 3-1 semi-final win at Caen on Wednesday night.
Apr 18, 22:03
Javier Pastore in action for Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on November 22, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain's Javier Pastore tipped for Premier League move
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore is said to be attracting interest from Manchester United and Liverpool.
Apr 17, 17:14
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain thump Monaco 7-1 to claim Ligue 1 title at Parc des Princes
Paris Saint-Germain record an emphatic 7-1 victory over league rivals Monaco in order to claim their seventh Ligue 1 crown at the Parc des Princes.
Apr 15, 21:55
Alvaro Morata in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on August 20, 2017
Juventus 'open talks to re-sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea'
Juventus reportedly open talks with Chelsea about re-signing striker Alvaro Morata.
Apr 10, 11:40
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Report: Paris Saint-Germain to prepare bid for Liverpool star Mohamed Salah
Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly seeking to move for Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 09:22
Angel Di Maria in action for Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on November 22, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain snatch late point at Saint-Etienne
Paris Saint-Germain score a 92nd-minute equaliser as they share the points with Saint-Etienne in Friday's Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Apr 6, 21:55
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain cruise past Monaco to retain Coupe de la Ligue crown
Edinson Cavani scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat French champions Monaco 3-0 in the final of the Coupe de la Ligue.
Mar 31, 22:13
Chris Gunter in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Ryan Giggs explains tactical tweak in defeat to Uruguay
Ryan Giggs admits that he used Wales's friendly with Uruguay in Nanning as a chance to experiment with a couple of different formations.
Mar 26, 16:26

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