Edinson Cavani

He started off his career at Danubio FC. The Uruguayan has spent much of his playing career in Italy, with Palermo and Napoli – he won the Coppa Italia with the latter. He moved to PSG in 2013 and made his senior international bow in 2008.

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The 7 best paid centre-forwards in world football

Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski(C) and Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara (R) vie with Frankfurt's Spanish midfielder Omar Mascarell during the German Cup DFB Pokal...

Putting the ball in the back of the net is often described as the most difficult job in football, and perhaps for that reason, strikers have tended to be the best paid players in the game. Right now, there are just under forty centre-forwards earning £100,000 a week or more.

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Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski(C) and Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara (R) vie with Frankfurt's Spanish midfielder Omar Mascarell during the German Cup DFB Pokal...

The 7 best paid centre-forwards in world football

Putting the ball in the back of the net is often described as the most difficult job in football, and perhaps for that reason, strikers have tended to be the best paid players in the game. Right now, there are just under forty centre-forwards earning £100,000 a week or more.

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