Edinson Cavani: Networth, Endorsement Deal, Age, Height, Wife and Bio

In this article, you will discover everything you want to know about Edinson cavani, his salary, Networth,Wife, Current club.  We hope you enjoy yourself as you read along and find out every necessary information about the Uruguayan striker.
We have gone deep into exploring the life history about Edinson cavani. Cavani is one player who is loved by many people out there and by chance looks like an anime character. Just as alot of people know cavani, alot are still asking who is Edison cavani?

The truth is despite the accolades and awards to his name, many don't know about Edinson cavani. Without much stress let us Begin.


Edinson cavani is a Uruguayan professional footballer whose main position is as a striker, he is one of the best striker football has had for decades and at that considered as one of the best striker ever. Due to his long reign in Paris saint-Germain he is considered as a PSG legend.

One major quality which makes Edinson cavani stand out among all striker it that he knows how to convert Chances anywhere on the pitch. When we talk about a striker's position, Edinson cavani should be give a 10/10 as he is one of the few striker who knows what positioning is all about.

He has a sharp movement round his opponent box 18. Edinson cavani has earned the nickname El Matador. Coincidentally his fellow Uruguayan teammates was also born in the same city (Salto) as cavani. Edinson cavani has always showed his brilliant technique and  he also has a strong mentality on the pitch.

He isn't far from being a leader, If you are have been constantly watching Edinson cavani for a while you will notice that he is really good at finishing. The way he jumps and position himself when he is about to head the ball is something many strikers out there have to emulate from him.

Cavani has been consistent over the years and he's still strong and playing well despite his old age. His vital role in PSG and Manchester United cannot overlooked. He is regarded as PSG all time top scorer. Many Coach as well as players have known him to be a threat in the box.
Anywhere he goes, he brings experience to there especially to the front, the reason might be because he has played with a lot of world class strikers. 


Many of us have seen cavani on our TV screen, phones and tablets but we can measure his height and weight there. From our research carried, we have found out that cavani's actual height is 6 ft  0 in which is 1.84m. Many high strikers or Football players don't have high jumping power like cavani.

He is of average weight and remains fit Everytime. He weighs 71kg.


Since he started his football career, he has always been a striker.


Cavani is among the few players that celebrate their birthdays on the 14th of February every year which happens to be valentine's day. Because of his date of birth, he is regarded as a special child.
Edinson cavani was born on the 14th of February, 1987 in a small City called Salto in uruguay. Edinson was born in to the family of Mr Luis cavani who was an amateur footballer and his mother Berta Gómez. His parents were his number 1 supporters right from when he started playing football on the street.

Edinson is the last child of three children, they are all male and they also play football in different clubs. His elder brothers are also strikers just like Edinson. He started his football journey with Danubio in montevideo in 2005, he played there for 2 years and scored 9 goals from 25 appearances.

He then joined Italian side Palermo in a 4 year transfer deal, Edinson played 109 matches during his stay at Palermo and scored 34 goals. As soon as his contract was close to expiring, he went on a one year loan to Napoli in 2010.

 He was Napoli's Highest goal scorer at that time as he scored 26 goals in 35 appearances. Napoli later showed full interest in him and made a total fee of €17 million to sign him permanently. He started the season onna good note as he scored 52 goals in only 69 appearances he made through out his stay in Napoli.

Cavani scored his first hat trick against Juventus on the 9th of January, 2011. He scored all the three goals giving Napoli a 3-0 win. Cavani scored another hat trick again on the 30th of January against sampdoria. His goals contributed to the success of the team, it ended in a 4-0 win.

One of the matches we won't forget was when cavani scored an hat trick to do a come back for Napoli when they were 2-0 down to Lazio.

On the 8th of May, Cavani was given two yellow cards for playing rough against Lecce which later resulted in a Red card. After the match ended, he praised the referee sarcastically for his dicision, the referee knew what message cavani was trying to pass and he was given a 2 match ban.

In 2012/2013 season, cavani scored his first goal against his former club (Palermo). His goal contributed to the 3-0 victory. Cavani still continued with his scoring streak as he scored an hat trick against Lazio to keep their unbeaten streak, the match later ended in a 3-0 win.

With the help of Edinson cavani, Napoli did a come back from a 2-1 defeat against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the Europa league group stage, where cavani scored all the goals, he scored a volley and also a brilliant free kick. It later ended in a 4-2 win. Edinson became the highest goal scorer in Napoli and serie A at the end of the season.

There were speculations at the end of the season that Edinson cavani had considered other clubs to move to. Bug European clubs like Chelsea,  Paris saint-Germain, Manchester city and Real Madrid were interested in the striker.

At first report had it that cavani didn't have any intentions on leaving Napoli, then later he stated that being coached under Manuel Pellegrini of Manchester city or José Mourinho of Chelsea will be of great pleasure and of interest to him. 

Edinson cavani joined the French king, I'm talking about  Paris saint-Germainon the 16th of July, 2013. It was reported that the transfer fee was around €64 million, and at that time it was the 6th highest transfer in the history of Football.
Cavani made his debut on the 9th of August, 2013 against Montpellier. He came in as a substitute for Lavezzi but didn't score. He scored his first goal in PSG when he played against Ajaccio. He gave the team an equalizer.

Just as it has been said that cavani scores in every league he finds himself, he scored his first Champions league goal for PSG on the 17th of September, 2017. He scored the goal against olympiacos, and at the end of the group stage PSG had already qualified with a 100% win record.

With the help of Edinson cavani, PSG wouldn't have won the coupe de la Ligue final. Cavani scored 2 important goals, giving PSG the win in the final, it ended in a 2-1 win.

On the 17th of October, 2014 cavani was given an unwarranted red card after he scored and he celebrated the goal shooting an imaginary gun. He was sent off for such celebration. The members, fans, supporters and board of PSG were all angry as he didn't deserve it and that was how he always celebrate.

In January 2015, as soon as the player got back from their break, cavani and Lavezzi were find and suspended for 2 matches because they missed training.

Cavani scored almost all the important goals at that time for PSG and he won himself ligue 1 player of the year for scoring a total of 35 goals. The next season which was the 2017-2018 season, cavani had new teammates, they were Neymar Jr and kylian Mbappe. They formed a great trio. 

It was on the 27th of January, 2018 when PSG played against Montpellier and Cavani giving his team a 4-0 victory. He surpassed zlatan Ibrahimovic's record and became the "All time Highest goal scorer" for PSG.  Cavani added another Ligue 1 title to his records in April 2020.

As the season drew closer he had already made plans on leaving the club after the end of champions league campaign. Cavani scored a total of 138 goals in 200 Appearances for PSG.


Edinson cavani was a free agent at the end of 2019/2020 season, he received offers form Manchester United and agreed to join the team on the 5th of October, 2020. He joined on a one year deal with an option to extend his contract.

He was given the legendary Number 7 shirt. Cavani made his debut against Chelsea on the 24th of October coming in as a substitute. He didn't score any goal.

Cavani scored his first goal for Manchester United on the 7th of November when he played against Everton. His goal contributed to the 3-1 win against Everton. Cavani scored twice as well as the winning goal on the 29th of November, giving Manchester United a 3-2 comeback win over Southampton. The amazing thing was that he came in as a substitute during the game.

Cavani scored 2 important goals and 2 important Assists on the 29th of April in the Europa league semi-finals against Roma, giving Manchester United a 6-2 victory at the end of the game. At the end of April, he was awarded with Manchester United player of the month Award.

Towards the beginning of the new season,  Edinson cavani extended his stay at old Trafford for another season. Cavani scored the equalizing goal against Villarreal in the Europa league final, unfortunately Manchester United lost the final in a penalty drought.

Upon the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson cavani had to drop the legendary Number for Ronaldo and he later switched to Number 21 which was available at that time.

               STYLE OF PLAY

From the way cavani plays, he has been regarded as a modern striker. He can as well be called a strong, active, swift striker. All these are hyping but it's what the Uruguayan striker potrays.  His body movement is really excellent.

When it comes to header, he is among the top 10 strikers who does that well. He knows how to convert goals well. He is strong and well fit, for that he earned the nickname El Matador. Also adding to it that he is a good set piece taker. He is one of the best strikers his generation ever produced.
He is capable of playing in different position, he can serve as a rotational player. Sometimes cavani played as a supporting striker (SS), Central striker, or even as a winger.


Cavani was born on the 14th of February, 1987 in Salto uruguay. He was born into the family of Luis cavani and Berta Gómez. Cavani has 2 elder brothers, they are all strikers in their various team.

Cavani and Maria soledad Cabris Yarrús  were in love for quite sometime and decided to get married. They are blessed with sons; Bautista who was born on the ( 22nd of March, 2011) and Lucas who was born on the (8th of March, 2013).

Cavani and Maria's marriage only lasted for 2 years, following and divorce from the two. The reason for the divorce According to Maria was that when she gave birth to their second son Lucas, cavani was allegedly reported to be with another girl, and it was only few hours after their son was born.

Maria tried all she could just to save the marriage, all were to no avail as it didn't even work.

Cavani has been seen moving around with his 22-years old girlfriend, Jocelyn Burgardt. Not only are they dating, she has a daughter for cavani as this point of writing the article. Their daughter's name is India and she was born on the 17th of May, 2019.

Cavani is a devoted Christian, he loves dancing ballet and he enjoys hunting also.
While cavani and his father has been hunting, from our research it was known to us that he has hunted 2 boars, 6 hares and other animals as well.


Edinson cavani has been known to idolize  Gabriel Batistuta who was one of Argentina's greatest striker. He enjoys watching Batistuta while he was young.

He emulated everything he does on the pitch even to the point of wearing his hair past his ear, he actually succeeded in copying his look and style. They have the same goal celebration.


Cavani was seen driving a red Ferrari 458, he loves beautiful and exotic cars. He purchased the car for more than 200,000 Euros. Despite the high speed of the car being 325km/h, Edinson hasn't been caught driving at high speed.

Cavani is one of the most decorated player in the history of football, he is also one of the richest players in football as he is worth $40 million. He earns almost $14 million every year. Well his networth rose to that point because of the new contract he just signed.

He is one of the highest paid player in Manchester United right now as he earns $340K every week. Apart from receiving money on the pitch, he also earns from partnership with Nike.


Yes he can, he has been seen relating with his teammates before in English.

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