Edinson Cavani Profile, Net Worth, Age, Football Career

Edinson Cavani Profile, Net Worth, Age, Football Career, Facts

Edinson Cavani is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United and the Uruguay national team. He has been playing football since he was a child and he has an incredible vision of the game.

Edinson Cavani is known for his creative and offensive style of play which has led him to be regarded as one of the best players in the world. Here, we take a closer look at Edinson Cavani Profile, Net Worth, Age, Facts, and Football career so far.

Who Is Edinson Cavani?

Edinson Cavani is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for his national team and for the ‘Premier League’ club ‘Manchester United’. Known as a “modern striker”, he usually plays in the center-forward position, but he has also been known to play as a supporting striker and winger. Born and raised in Salto, Uruguay, he got his first career breakthrough from him in the 2007 ‘Campeonato Sudamericano Juvenil’ at the age of 20, putting him at the forefront of emerging talent in Uruguayan soccer.

In 2010, he signed a five-year contract with the Italian club ‘Napoli’, and in the 2011-2012 season, he became the top scorer in his team’s victory in the ‘Copa Italia’. He played superbly for the Italian club, scoring over 100 goals in his first three seasons with them.

It is also interesting that he shares his birthday with former PSG teammate, Angel Di Maria who is also born on February 14.

Edinson Cavani Profile

Full NameEdinson Roberto Cavani Gómez
NicknameEl Matador
Date of Birth & Ageborn 14 February 1987 (age 35 years)
Birth PlaceSalto, Uruguay
Marital StatusMarried
Hometown & CountrySalto, Uruguay
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)

Edinson Cavani Early Life

He Born on February 14, 1987, on Valentine’s Day, Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez is the last of three children born to his mother, Berta Gómez, and father, Luis Cavani.

His father was a professional soccer player, so it was no surprise that his three children decided to follow the same professional path as him. Cavani developed a passion for football at a very young age, and his father was always there, giving him advice and unconditional support to help him thrive as a footballer.

Growing up in Salto, he used to play against older opponents as a child, and even though they mistreated him, he continued to play against them, and this made him a better street soccer player.

His father had also played soccer in his youth and so had his older brother. With their guidance, Edinson overcame many obstacles to make it to the ‘Danube’ youth team in 2006.

Spouse/Ex-: Maria Soledad Cabris Yarrús (M. 2007–2014)

Father: Luis Cavani

Mother: Berta Gómez

Siblings: Christian Cavani, Walter Guglielmone

Children: Bautista Cavani, Lucas Cavani

Wife, Girlfriends, Affairs

Cavani married María Cabris Soledad Yarrus in 2010 and they had 2 children together: Bautista, who was born on March 11, 2011, and his younger brother, Lucas, born on March 8, 2013. And shortly after they divorced in the same year.

Cavani is currently dating a model who goes by the name Jocelyn Burgardt.

Edinson Cavani Age

His age is 35 years.

Edinson Cavani Salary and Net Worth

Cavani’s net worth is currently estimated at $40 million dollars. His net worth is boosted by his investments and endorsement deals with Nike and other prominent brands. as of 2022, he earns a median weekly wage of €200,000.

Edinson Cavani Style of play

A quick, strong, opportunistic, and prolific striker with good technique and a tall, slim frame, Cavani has been described as a “modern striker”.

Edinson Cavani Football Career

Here, we take a closer look at Edinson Cavani’s Football career so far.

Club Career


Edinson Cavani’s professional career began in 2005 when he made his debut with Danubio in the First Division. Cavani played two seasons in the Danubio senior team. He scored 7 goals in 15 matches during his first professional season.

In the 2006-07 season Cavani played 15 games in all competitions and scored 5 goals. He was often used as a substitute and contributed to the team’s success when Danubio won the First Division at the end of the season. He was also impressed at the junior South American championship. In January 2007, Cavani left his boyhood club for Palermo despite strong interest from many top European teams.


In the summer of 2010, Cavani signed on loan from Napoli. As in Palermo, Cavani started brilliantly scoring twice in his first start for Napoli as the team beat Elfsborg in the Europa League play-offs. He continued his good start at Napoli with a goal against Fiorentina in his first Serie A match for his new club.

Paris Saint Germain

In 2013 Cavani signed for PSG and became the top scorer in the club’s history with 200 goals in 301 games.

Cavani made his PSG debut in August 2013 when he came on as a substitute in the match against Montpellier. He started the following game and scored his first goal for the club against Ajaccio.

Cavani fell out of favor with former PSG manager Thomas Tuchel in the second half of the 2019-20 season. He had a difficult summer in 2020 as he was out of contract and even tested positive for COVID-19. However, he was able to overcome the challenges and joined Manchester United at the start of the 20-21 season.

Manchester United

Cavani made his Premier League debut for the Red Devils in a 0-0 draw against Chelsea. He scored his first goal of November 2020 in a 3-1 win against Everton. His best game of the 20-21 season so far was a 3-2 win against Southampton in which he scored twice, the second coming in stoppage time as Manchester United completed a memorable comeback.

Edinson Cavani has played 14 games so far for Manchester United in the 2020-21 season. He has scored 4 goals and has given 2 assists to his teammates.

International career

Edinson Cavani was first called up to the Uruguay national team in 2008. He made his international debut and scored his first goal in a 2-2 draw with Colombia.

Cavani has had a legendary career on the international stage. He has played in 8 major tournaments including three FIFA World Cups, three Copa America tournaments, and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. His best achievement with Uruguay was winning the Copa America title in 2011.

Edinson Cavani Individual Awards

South American Youth Championship top scorer: 2007 (7 goals)
Serie A Fan Award: 2010
Serie A Team of the Year: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13
Coppa Italia top scorer: 2011–12 (5 goals)
Capocannoniere: 2012–13
Guerin d’Oro: 2012–13
UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2016–17, 2017–18
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2016–17
Ligue 1 top scorer: 2016–17 (35 goals), 2017–18 (28 goals)
Coupe de la Ligue top scorer: 2013–14 (4 goals), 2014–15 (3 goals), 2016–17 (4 goals)
Coupe de France top scorer: 2014–15 (4 goals)
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: September 2016, October 2016
ESM Team of the Year: 2016–17
CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup qualification top scorer: 2018 (10 goals)
Ligue 1 Best Foreign Player: 2017
Golden Foot: 2018
Premier League Goal of the Month: May 2021
UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2020–21

Edinson Cavani Honours


Primera División: 2006–07


Coppa Italia: 2011–12

Paris Saint-Germain

Ligue 1: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19,2019–20
Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20
Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20
Trophée des Champions: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2019–20

Manchester United

UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2020–21


The article discusses Edinson Cavani Profile, performance for Football, including his Football Career, Individual Awards, Interesting Facts, style of play, Honours, Net Worth, Age, and FAQ.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *