With a net worth of $40 million, Edinson Cavani has become an iconic athlete at Paris Saint Germain. Despite shining on the pitch, the Uruguayan striker has had ups and downs when it comes to romance. In few words, here are the five things you didn’t know about Edinson Cavani.
5. His brothers are also strikers
Edinson CAVANI's brother : Walter GUGLIELMONE – AC Ajaccio 2002-03 pic.twitter.com/XiBvyKLupO
— Old School Panini (@OldSchoolPanini) January 31, 2015
Cavani’s elder brother, Walter Guglielmone is also a striker. He is nine years older than him and has made 310 appearances and scored 109 goals for both club and country. Cavani has another immediate elder brother called Christian. He is also a striker and a year older than him. Their family is indeed centered around football men.
4. His nickname is “El Matador” which means ‘Bullfighter’
Edinson Cavani has now scored 350 career goals (club & country).
El Matador lives for the goals. pic.twitter.com/dDmtp2L7WU
— Warriors of Uruguay (@UruguayanHeroes) October 27, 2017
The Uruguayan striker is to as “El Matador”. It means “bullfighter” in Spain. The kind of a lead striker who is always capable of hitting in the bull’s eye at any time he’s on the field. He proved it by becoming the all-time scorer of Paris Saint Germain in early 2018.
3. Cavani is among the members of Athletics Of Christ
Cavani is a devoted Evangelical Christian. The Uruguayan has had a connection with the Catholic church throughout his whole life. He said: “I am an athlete for Christ. That’s why I play, for him, to give him glory, to thank him for giving me the ability to play.” He continued. “To thank him for giving me that divine gift that I am trying to manage more and more. All I do, I do for him.”
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