27 Facts About Edinson Cavani

1. In 2010, Edinson Cavani signed for Napoli, who signed him on an initial loan deal before buying him for a total fee €17 million.

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2. Edinson Cavani plays as a striker for the Uruguay national football team and the Paris Saint-Germain club.

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3. Edinson Cavani is a married with Maria Soledad Cabris Yarrus in the year 2007.

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4. Edinson Cavani moved on and entered a fresh relationship with beautiful Jocelyn Burgardt.

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5. At some point, it was even rumored that Edinson Cavani was ready to formalize his relationship with his former mistress.

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6. Edinson Cavani made his debut on 11 March 2007 in a home league match against Fiorentina.

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7. Edinson Cavani came up through Danubio youth system to make his debut for the first team in 2006.

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8. Edinson Cavani was born in Salto, Uruguay's second-largest city, on 14 February 1987 to Berta Gomez and Luis Cavani.

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9. Edinson Cavani scored from his own area on the counterattack from a corner.

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10. Edinson Cavani surpassed Zlatan Ibrahimovic's record with his 157th goal in his 229th match.

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11. Edinson Cavani scored once at the 2010 World Cup to help Uruguay to fourth place in the tournament, and in 2011 was part of the Uruguay squad that won a record 15th Copa America title.

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12. Edinson Cavani was married to Maria Soledad Cabris Yarrus, with whom he has two sons, Bautista and Lucas (born 8 March 2013) He is a devout Evangelical Christian.

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13. In March 2018, Edinson Cavani was part of the Uruguay squad that won the China Cup.

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14. Edinson Cavani was one of the three over-age players selected by Uruguay for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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15. Edinson Cavani was included in the Uruguayan squad at the 2011 Copa America in Argentina.

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16. In January 2007, Edinson Cavani was selected to join the Uruguay national under-20 team to play in the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay.

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17. Edinson Cavani finished the season as leading Serie A goalscorer, with 29 goals, six ahead of Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale in second.

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18. Edinson Cavani finished the tournament as the top goalscorer, with five goals.

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19. Edinson Cavani finished the league season with 23 goals, tied for third on the goal scoring charts with Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale.

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20. Edinson Cavani signed a new five-year contract on 19 May, keeping him at Napoli until 2016.

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21. Edinson Cavani scored on his home debut against Bari before adding a late winner against Sampdoria, meaning he had scored in his first four competitive matches with Napoli.

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22. In his second season with the Rosanero, Edinson Cavani found himself fighting for a first team place with Fabrizio Miccoli and Amauri.

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23. Edinson Cavani began his career playing for Danubio in Montevideo, where he played for two years, before moving to Italian side Palermo in 2007.

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24. Edinson Cavani admits he is flattered by reports linking him with a return to former club Napoli.

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25. Edinson Cavani not thinking about Napoli switch ahead of Champions League return.

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26. Edinson Cavani says PSG stars need to improve teamwork if they're to win Champions League.

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27. Edinson Cavani has been awarded the 2018 Golden Foot Award by the World Champions Club.

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