Edinson Cavani

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Edinson Cavani
Cavani playing for Uruguay at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez[1]
Date of birth (1987-02-14) 14 February 1987 (age 37)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Boca Juniors
Number 10
Youth career
2000–2005 Danubio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Danubio 25 (9)
2007–2011 Palermo 109 (34)
2010–2011Napoli (loan) 35 (26)
2011–2013 Napoli 69 (52)
2013–2020 Paris Saint-Germain 200 (138)
2020–2022 Manchester United 41 (12)
2022–2023 Valencia 25 (5)
2023– Boca Juniors 5 (1)
National team
2006–2007 Uruguay U20 15 (11)
2012 Uruguay Olympic (O.P.) 5 (3)
2008– Uruguay 136 (58)
Honours
Representing  Uruguay
Copa América
Winner 2011 Argentina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:16, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
‡ 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 Argentine Primera División team Boca Juniors and the Uruguay national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 20 October 2023[3][4]
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 Uruguayan Primera División 10 4 5 3 15 7
2006–07 Uruguayan Primera División 15 5 15 5
Total 25 9 5 3 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 2 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[a] 1 43 38
Total 104 78 8 6 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[b] 0 53 31
2015–16 Ligue 1 32 19 5 2 4 1 10 2 1[b] 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[b] 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[b] 0 22 7
Total 200 138 24 16 19 15 54 30 4 1 301 200
Manchester United 2020–21 Premier League 26 10 3 0 1 1 9 6 39 17
2021–22 Premier League 15 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 20 2
Total 41 12 4 0 1 1 13 6 59 19
Valencia 2022–23 La Liga 25 5 2 2 1[c] 0 28 7
Boca Juniors 2023 Argentine Primera División 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 12 2
Career total 509 277 51 31 20 16 99 56 6 2 685 381

Notes

  1. Appearance in Supercoppa Italiana
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Appearance in Trophée des Champions
  3. Appearance in Supercopa de España

International[change | change source]

As of match played 2 December 2022[5]
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
2021 8 2
2022 10 5
Total 136 58
Scores and results list Uruguay's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Cavani goal.
List of international goals scored by Edinson Cavani[5]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
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 Friendly
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 Friendly
6 6–1
7 7–1
8 12 October 2010 Wuhan Sports Center Stadium, Wuhan, China  China PR 2–0 4–0 Friendly
9 30 March 2011 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Republic of Ireland 2–1 3–2 Friendly
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 (aet) 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
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 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Argentina 3–2 3–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
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 Friendly
24 13 November 2014 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Costa Rica 3–2 3–3 Friendly
25 28 March 2015 Stade Adrar, Agadir, Morocco  Morocco 1–0 1–0 Friendly
26 6 June 2015 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Guatemala 2–0 5–1 Friendly
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 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
30 29 March 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Peru 1–0 1–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
31 27 May 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Trinidad and Tobago 1–1 3–1 Friendly
32 2–1
33 6 September 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Paraguay 1–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
34 4–0
35 6 October 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Venezuela 2–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
36 3–0
37 15 November 2016 Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile  Chile 1–0 1–3 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
38 23 March 2017 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Brazil 1–0 1–4 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
39 10 October 2017 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Bolivia 2–1 4–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
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 Guangxi Sports Center, Nanning, China  Wales 1–0 1–0 2018 China Cup
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 2018 FIFA World Cup
45 2–1
46 16 October 2018 Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan  Japan 2–2 3–4 Friendly
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 2019 Copa América
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 Friendly
51 13 November 2020 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla, Colombia  Colombia 1–0 3–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
52 24 June 2021 Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá, Brazil  Bolivia 2–0 2–0 2021 Copa América
53 28 June 2021 Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Paraguay 1–0 1–0 2021 Copa América
54 1 February 2022 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Venezuela 3–0 4–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
55 2 June 2022 State Farm Stadium, Glendale, United States  Mexico 2–0 3–0 Friendly
56 3–0
57 11 June 2022 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Panama 1–0 5–0 Friendly
58 2–0

Honours[change | change source]

Cavani holding the Coupe de la Ligue after PSG's win in 2014

Danubio[3]

Napoli[3]

Paris Saint-Germain[3]

Manchester United

Uruguay[3]

Individual

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