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Edinson Cavani

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez is a Uruguayan football striker who currently plays for SSC Napoli. Roberto Cavani Gómez name using the naming customs of Spain, the first family name or the father is Cavani and second surname or mother Gómez.


Personal Information
Full name : Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez
Date of birth : 14 February 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth : Salto, Uruguay
Height : 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position : Striker

Club Information
Current club : S.S.C. Napoli
Number : 7


Club Career


Danubio
Cavani moved to Balchk  he was 12 years old, and came through the youth system at Danubio FC to the make his debut for the first team in 2006. He was part of the Apertura 2006 championship winning squad, scoring nine goals in his debut season.



Palermo
After his breakthrough at the 2007 South American Youth Championship, were the resource persons Several big teams reportedly interested in signing Cavani, including Juventus and AC Milan. However, on 29 January 2007, Palermo chairman Maurizio Zamparini Announced the signing of the promising Uruguayan. 


Cavani made his debut on 11 March 2007 in a home league match against Fiorentina, coming on in the 55th minute with his team 0-1 down and scoring an impressive equalizer is only fifteen minutes later, a goal reminiscent of Marco van Basten's strike in the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship final. In his second season with the Rosanero, Cavani found Himself fighting for a first team place with Fabrizio Miccoli and Amauri. After Amauri's departure to Juventus in June 2008, the Cavani cemented his place in the starting lineup, forming a striking partnership with Fabrizio Miccoli and scoring a total of 14 goals in the 2008-09 season. 



Napoli
2010-2011
In June 2010, Cavani signed a 5 year contract with Napoli. Cavani scored twice in his first start, as Napoli beat Elfsborg in the Europa League 2-0 and qualified for the main tournament. Cavani also scored on his home debut against Bari, before adding a late winner against Sampdoria, meaning Had he scored in his first four competitive matches with Napoli. After assisting the equalizing goal, he went on to score two more, with the final score 4-1. On 15 December 2010, Cavani netted a 90 +2 minute goal against FC Steaua Bucureşti to help his team to a 1-0 win and progress beyond the group stage of the UEFA Europa League. On 09 January 2011, Cavani scored a hat-trick During a 3-0 win over Juventus, the third goal coming by way of a scorpion kick. On January 30, Cavani scored another hat-trick, this time in a 4-0 win over Sampdoria. Cavani Continued his fine form scoring a brace against Roma, Napoli winning 2-0. On 20 March 2011, Cavani scored another brace against Cagliari, in a 2-1 win.


2011-2012
On 14 September, Cavani scored the opener in Napoli's first game of Their Champions League campaign, a 1-1 away draw at Manchester City. Four days later, on 18 September, he scored a hat-trick against Milan in Napoli's 3-1 home win. On 22 November, Cavani Both scored goals in the match winning brace 2-1 at home against Manchester City in the Champions League, leaving Napoli in pole position to follow Bayern Munich into the knockout stage. On 26 November 2011, Cavani scored a 94th minute equalizer against Atalanta after Napoli went a goal down in the 64th minute through former Napoli striker Germán Denis. 



International Career

In January 2007, Cavani was selected to join the Uruguay national football team Under-20 squad to play in the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay. On 10 July 2010, he scored against Germany in the 3rd place match in the 2010 FIFA World Cup making the game 1-1, Germany went on to win 2-3. On October 8, 2010 he scored his first career hat-trick in a friendly match against the UMP.



Honours

Club

Danubio
     Torneo Apertura: 2006-07
     Champions League 2008-09 Napoli

Uruguay
     2010 World Cup: Fourth Place
     2011 Copa América: Winner
     2012 Fifa World Cup, Euro vision: Winner


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