SOCCER PLAYER

Edinson Cavani

1987 - Today

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Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeðinsoŋ kaˈβani]; born 14 February 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Argentine Primera División club Boca Juniors. Nicknamed “El Matador” (The Bullfighter), he is considered as one of the best strikers of his generation. Cavani began his career playing for Danubio in Montevideo, where he played for two years, before moving to Italian side Palermo in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edinson Cavani has received more than 12,271,776 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Edinson Cavani is the 397th most popular soccer player (down from 304th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 21st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

Edinson Cavani is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Paris Saint-Germain and the Uruguay national team. He is known for his goalscoring ability and is considered one of the best forwards in the world. Cavani began his career at Uruguayan club Danubio before moving to Italian side Palermo in 2007. He spent four seasons in Italy before signing with Paris Saint-Germain in 2013, where he has become the club's all-time leading goalscorer. Cavani has also enjoyed success with the Uruguay national team, helping the team reach the semifinals of the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.

Memorability Metrics

  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Edinson Cavani ranks 397 out of 21,273Before him are Henri Michel, Tofiq Bahramov, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Takeo Wakabayashi, Ferdinand Daučík, and Shigeo Sugimoto. After him are Pedro Petrone, Wim Suurbier, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Yoshio Furukawa, Bob Paisley, and Ernst Wilimowski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1987, Edinson Cavani ranks 5Before him are Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, Karim Benzema, and Luis Suárez. After him are Leonardo Bonucci, Sebastian Vettel, Gerard Piqué, Arturo Vidal, Gonzalo Higuaín, Lee Min-ho, and Sami Khedira.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Edinson Cavani ranks 24 out of 444Before him are José Santamaría (1929), Pedro Rocha (1942), Alberto Suppici (1898), Obdulio Varela (1917), Mario Benedetti (1920), and Jules Laforgue (1860). After him are Pedro Petrone (1905), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pablo Dorado (1908), Roque Máspoli (1917), Natalia Oreiro (1977), and Julio María Sanguinetti (1936).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Uruguay

Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Edinson Cavani ranks 15Before him are Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Diego Forlán (1979), José Santamaría (1929), Pedro Rocha (1942), Alberto Suppici (1898), and Obdulio Varela (1917). After him are Pedro Petrone (1905), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pablo Dorado (1908), Roque Máspoli (1917), Ernesto Mascheroni (1907), and Óscar Míguez (1927).