Edinson Roberto Cavani Gomez famous as Edinson Cavani is a Uruguay footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint Germain and the Uruguay national team. The 31 years old professional has played for clubs like Danubio, Palermo, and Napoli. He was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year for the 2016–17 season.
Cavani was born on 14 February 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He is Uruguayan by nationality and his ethnicity is Uruguayans. Born on Valentine day, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is the son of Luis Cavani and Berta Gomez. His elder brother, Walter Guglielmone is also the footballer who played for several clubs in the domestic league.
Cavani is one of the renowned names in the world of football. He has made an immense fortune through his professional career. His current transfer fee is known to be around $53 million dollars and his highest recorded fee was $70.40 when he transferred to French Side Paris-Saint-Germain. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars.
Cavani has made collections of several cars on his list. Currently, he owns Mercedes Benz, Audi A6, and Ferrari. He is well paid for his endorsements. He is the brand ambassador of the Nike Footwear brand.
Cavani started dating Maria Soledad Cabris Yarrús in mid 2005s. After a few years of dating, he got married to her in 2007. The couple was very happy with each other for the next few years of marriage. However, then, cheated her by having an affair with a 22 years old Italian woman. That issue led them to divorce. Their divorce finalized in 2014. Before their divorce, they shared a son Bautista Cavani and Lucas Cavani.
At this moment, Cavani is dating a model, Jocelyn Burgardt. The couple often noticed together by their fans in several places including restaurants, shopping malls, and others. The couple became the parents of a daughter named India in 2019.
Cavani is a joyful person. His hobbies are traveling and cooking. His favorite holiday destination is Paris and Rome.
Cavani was interested in soccer from an early age and followed the footsteps of his brother. As a youth, he started playing with Danubio F.C., based in Montevideo. He played five seasons with them, until turning professional in 2005.
Cavani's exceptional talents and skills earned a lot of fame in his professional career. He started his senior career with club Danubio in 2005, where he played for two seasons and scored 10 goals before moving to Italian side Palermo in 2007.
Cavani had four seasons with the club Palermo, where he scored 34 goals in 109 appearances before signing to the Napoli for a total fee of $20.26 million dollars in 2010. With Napoli, he scored 78 goals in 104 appearances.
He began his career with the French side Paris Saint-Germain Football Club and agreed on a five-year contract to be around $75 million dollars, which made him in the sixth-largest transfer in history. Until now, he has scored 93 goals in 137 appearances with them.
Cavani represented his nation Uruguay at the international level. He was an important part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 Copa America, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2015 Copa America.