Edinson Cavani

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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 the Uruguay national team. Nicknamed El Matador ('The Bullfighter'), he is widely considered one of the best strikers of his generation, being known for his intelligent movement off the ball, clinical finishing, and heading ability. 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 9,899,328 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Edinson Cavani is the 305th most popular soccer player (up from 399th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Edinson Cavani ranks 305 out of 16,880Before him are Jimmy Greaves, Takeshi Inoue, Josep Samitier, Raymond Domenech, Fernando Hierro, and Akira Nozawa. After him are Enzo Francescoli, Cha Bum-kun, Gerard Piqué, Bob Paisley, Masao Takada, and Jari Litmanen.

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Among people born in 1987, Edinson Cavani ranks 5Before him are Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, Karim Benzema, and Luis Suárez. After him are Gerard Piqué, Sebastian Vettel, Samir Nasri, Zac Efron, Arturo Vidal, Lee Min-ho, and David Luiz.

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Among people born in Uruguay, Edinson Cavani ranks 21 out of 370Before him are Mario Benedetti (1920), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), José Santamaría (1929), and Jules Laforgue (1860). After him are Enzo Francescoli (1961), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pedro Petrone (1905), Luisa Cuesta (1920), and Pablo Dorado (1908).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Edinson Cavani ranks 13Before him are Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929). After him are Enzo Francescoli (1961), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pedro Petrone (1905), Pablo Dorado (1908), and Alberto Suppici (1898).

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