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
Sports Mole has 1,065 articles about Edinson Cavani. Articles 1 to 40:
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers looks nervous on the bench during his side's 7-0 Champions League loss away to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers: 'Losing 7-1 to PSG is a sore one'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers admits that losing 7-1 to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League is a "sore one".
22:58
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
Celtic captain Scott Brown: 'Nobody likes to concede seven goals'
Celtic captain Scott Brown speaks of his disappointment in the team suffering a heavy 7-1 defeat to Champions League opponents Paris Saint-Germain.
22:34
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain run riot against Celtic
Celtic succumb to a humbling 7-1 defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday night's Champions League clash at the Parc des Princes.
21:43
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
Edinson Cavani: "Neymar will take the next penalty"
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will take the club's next penalty, as boss Unai Emery steps in to thaw any tension between the Brazilian and Edinson Cavani.
Nov 19, 20:27
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Unai Emery rules out Neymar exit
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery dismisses the possibility of world-record signing Neymar leaving the club amid reported interest from Real Madrid.
Nov 16, 14:44
Neymar is unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player on August 4, 2017
Neymar has £198m Paris Saint-Germain release clause?
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar reportedly has a release clause of £198m in his contract with the French side.
Nov 16, 09:09
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe side by side during the Ligue 1 game between Dijon and Paris Saint-Germain on October 14, 2017
Kylian Mbappe: 'Neymar took me under his wing as soon as I arrived'
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe claims that Neymar "feels good" at the Parc des Princes, amid recent claims that the Brazilian is already seeking a move away.
Nov 11, 19:29
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Real Madrid eye Neymar as Cristiano Ronaldo replacement?
Real Madrid are reportedly desperate to sign PSG and former Barcelona winger Neymar as a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nov 7, 16:09
Alvaro Morata complains during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on November 5, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain 'eye Alvaro Morata swoop'
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly identify Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata as the ideal replacement for Edinson Cavani next summer.
Nov 7, 10:53
Neymar sees red during the Ligue 1 game between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain on October 22, 2017
Neymar 'fed up' with Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery?
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is reportedly unhappy with manager Unai Emery as the pair's relationship at the Parc Des Princes deteriorates.
Nov 3, 20:45
Kylian Mbappe poses with a Paris Saint-Germain shirt following his move from AS Monaco
Adrien Rabiot: 'Kylian Mbappe doing fine at Paris Saint-Germain'
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot says that Kylian Mbappe is settling in "just fine" at the Ligue 1 side.
Oct 31, 13:08
Neymar sees red during the Ligue 1 game between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain on October 22, 2017
Neymar 'regrets leaving Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain'
Neymar is reportedly unhappy at Paris Saint-Germain and misses his life in Barcelona.
Oct 30, 20:20
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain make light work of Nice to extend lead at top of Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to seven points thanks to Friday night's 3-0 win over Nice at the Parc des Princes.
Oct 27, 21:39
Neymar sees red during the Ligue 1 game between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain on October 22, 2017
Unai Emery expects Neymar to 'learn' from red card
Unai Emery warns Neymar that he "should not fall victim to provocation" again after being sent off for two bookable offences against Marseille.
Oct 26, 16:32
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar: 'My red card was unfair'
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar insists that he did not deserve to be sent off in the club's 2-2 draw with Marseille on Sunday night.
Oct 23, 10:23
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Result: Neymar sent off as Paris Saint-Germain seize late draw at Marseille
Paris Saint-Germain hold on to their unbeaten record in Ligue 1 after leaving it late to claim a 2-2 draw at Marseille on Sunday night.
Oct 22, 22:01
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe side by side during the Ligue 1 game between Dijon and Paris Saint-Germain on October 14, 2017
Neymar, Unai Emery involved in training group bust-up?
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery is reportedly involved in a training ground bust-up with star player Neymar.
Oct 21, 20:37
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Ahead of another packed weekend of football, Sports Mole rounds up the biggest matches to be taking place around the world.
Oct 20, 14:05
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe side by side during the Ligue 1 game between Dijon and Paris Saint-Germain on October 14, 2017
Neymar: 'I will help Kylian Mbappe become world's best player'
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar plans to emulate Lionel Messi by mentoring teammate Kylian Mbappe on his path to superstardom.
Oct 19, 17:44
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain thrash Anderlecht to remain top of Champions League Group B
Paris Saint-Germain claim a straightforward 4-0 win over Anderlecht in Wednesday night's Champions League encounter at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.
Oct 18, 21:42
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
Edinson Cavani: 'Players don't need to be friends'
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani says that players do not need to be friends on the pitch, as the spat between Cavani and fellow striker Neymar continues.
Oct 18, 17:30
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
PSG star Edinson Cavani wants Manchester City to come calling?
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani is reportedly keen on joining Manchester City after rumours that he fell out with teammate Neymar.
Oct 16, 21:08
Pep Guardiola has a chat with Bernardo Silva during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Napoli
Sports Mole previews the Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium between Manchester City and Napoli.
Oct 16, 15:27
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Best XI: Players to have missed out on World Cup qualification
Sports Mole selects the best XI of players who have failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup, including Alexis Sanchez, Gareth Bale and two Ballon d'Or nominees.
Oct 11, 17:40
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Real Madrid consider Edinson Cavani approach in January?
Real Madrid are reportedly considering an approach for Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani during the January transfer window.
Oct 6, 10:20
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Edinson Cavani insists situation with PSG teammate Neymar is "relaxed now"
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani insists that the situation with Neymar is now "relaxed".
Oct 3, 11:02
Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe celebrate after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Kylian Mbappe: 'Playing alongside Edinson Cavani, Neymar is easy'
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe says that playing alongside "great players" such as Edinson Cavani and Neymar makes his life a lot easier.
Oct 1, 14:43
Harry Kane in action during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Tottenham Hotspur on September 30, 2017
Gary Neville hails "world-class" Harry Kane
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says that Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane should now be regarded as one of the best centre-forwards in world football.
Sep 30, 20:36
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Neymar rubbishes 'clueless' reports of Edinson Cavani rift
Neymar insists that there is no problem between him and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani following their on-field spat against Lyon a fortnight ago.
Sep 28, 21:48
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
Unai Emery: 'Important for Paris Saint-Germain fans to enjoy evening'
Unai Emery dedicates Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 Champions League hammering of Bayern Munich to the club's fans, saying it was important for them to enjoy their evening.
Sep 28, 19:10
Kylian Mbappe poses with a Paris Saint-Germain shirt following his move from AS Monaco
Kylian Mbappe: 'Paris Saint-Germain story is only just beginning'
Kylian Mbappe insists that the best is yet come from Paris Saint-Germain after their "complete" Champions League victory over Bayern Munich.
Sep 28, 11:22
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Bayern Munich taken apart by rampant Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain move three points clear at the top of Group B thanks to a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes.
Sep 27, 21:41
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Paris and Malmo on September 15, 2015
Report: Chelsea frontrunners to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani
Chelsea are believed to be the frontrunners to sign Edinson Cavani should the Uruguayan depart Paris Saint-Germain in January following his penalty row with Neymar.
Sep 27, 20:58
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Bayern Munich - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 win over Bayern Munich, as the Parisians moved clear at the top of Group B.
Sep 27, 18:45
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Brendan Rodgers: 'Celtic must learn from Paris Saint-Germain thrashing'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says that his side must learn from their 5-0 thrashing at home to Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the club's trip to Anderlecht.
Sep 27, 13:53
Kevin Gameiro of Sevilla celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final first leg match between FC Sevilla and ACF Fiorentina at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on May 7, 2015
Everton planning move for Atletico Madrid striker?
Everton are reportedly interested in Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro.
Sep 26, 17:14
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Unai Emery: 'Neymar, Edinson Cavani situation resolved'
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery claims that he has resolved the dispute between Neymar and Edinson Cavani.
Sep 26, 16:19
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Can Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo be stopped in Champions League?
The group stages of the Champions League start on Tuesday, but which clubs and players can stop Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo and co winning three trophies in a row?
Sep 26, 11:40
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
PSG deny reports Edinson Cavani was offered bonus to give Neymar penalty duties
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly deny claims that Edinson Cavani was offered a bonus to give penalty duties to Neymar.
Sep 26, 10:50
Alexis Sanchez puckers up during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Report: Manchester City worried Alexis Sanchez likelier to join Paris Saint-Germain
Manchester City are reportedly afraid of being outmuscled by Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.
Sep 24, 14:37



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG1311204393435
2MonacoMonaco1392235132229
3Lyon1375132151726
4Marseille137422718925
5NantesNantes137241213-123
6Caen13616914-519
7Saint-EtienneSt Etienne135351418-418
8Montpellier HSCMontpellier1345498117
9Bordeaux134541719-217
10Toulouse134451217-516
11Rennes134361517-215
12AmiensAmiens134361114-315
13Dijon134361722-515
14Troyes134361318-515
15GuingampGuingamp134361422-815
16Angers132831720-314
17Nice134271520-514
18StrasbourgStrasbourg133461524-913
19Lille133371219-712
20Metz131111524-194
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