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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7 Best Strikers in World Football

TOPSHOT - Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup final football match between Les Herbiers and Paris Saint-Germain (...

Well, today is the day, the ninth and final installment of our look at the 7 best footballers in each position in world football. We may well do another video on the 7 best managers, and we will certainly do one on our combined HITC Sevens World XI after that, but today is the turn of the centre-forwards.

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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TOPSHOT - Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup final football match between Les Herbiers and Paris Saint-Germain (...

7 Best Strikers in World Football

Well, today is the day, the ninth and final installment of our look at the 7 best footballers in each position in world football. We may well do another video on the 7 best managers, and we will certainly do one on our combined HITC Sevens World XI after that, but today is the turn of the centre-forwards.

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