Edinson Cavani

Inside Biography

Edinson Gomez is a professional footballer from nation Uruguay.

Early Life of Gomez

He was born in 14th of February in the year of 1987. He was born in Salto in Uruguay. His full name is Edinson Roberto Cavani Gomez. His current team is Paris Saint-Germain in forward position wearing jersey No.9.

He doesn’t just play from the club but he is also a top player in the national team. He is always known for is the ability to make maximum use of the chances and turn them into some impressive goals. He was listed in the 13 rank out of the 100 best footballers in the world.


He started his career from Danubio where he played for around 2 years. After that in 2007, he moves to Palermo. After playing for the Palermo for 4 seasons he later signed to go in Napoli. Before he went to Napoli he had already scored 34 goals and made 109 league appearances which were an impressive part of his career.

Amazingly after he entered Napoli he showed more skills than before. When he was in Napoli he scored 33 goals in just 2 seasons and then he had already scored 38 goals at the end of the third season.

Later in 2013, he was transferred from Napoli to Paris Saint-Germain for Euro 64.5 million which is, in fact, the most expensive signing ever made in the history of French football. His major participation was once in 2010 FIFA World cup and the other was in 2011 Copa America.

Marriage, affairs and personal details

The young Uruguayan player is married to 27-year-old Maria Soledad Cabris Yarrus. He is a father to 2 children – Bautista and Lucas. But recently there are some conflicts in their marriage as the player is reported to have cheated his wife for a 22-year-old university girl. He was noticed walking hand in hand and sharing dinner in some romantic restaurants. Reports are coming that his spouse is preparing to file some divorce case against him. His height is 1.84 m and his weight is around 78 kg. He has been in the national team since 2006.

Awards, achievements, salary and market value

He is one of the most talented players of this period. Although he had made a debut in International football in 2006 he has already made some wonderful goal records.

In his club career, he has already scored around 179 goals while he has recorded some 20 goals while playing from the national team. He has been honored as top scorer in many of the cups.

He was awarded as top scorer in South American Youth Championship in 2007 where he scored 7 goals.

Later he was a top scorer in Coppa Italia where he scored 5 goals. He also claimed the title of top scorer later in Serie A in 2012-2013. His salary in 2012 was $10 million.

by sushma, 12 Jun, 2014

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