Edinson Cavani is having another fine season over in France, despite Neymar trying to usurp him as the main man at the Parc des Princes.

By 90Min
November 05, 2017

Edinson Cavani is having another fine season over in France, despite Neymar trying to usurp him as the main man at the Parc des Princes.

The Uruguayan international is going about his business as usual by banging in the goals, and he hit another brace on Saturday to take his tally to 13 in Ligue 1.

Cavani is following on directly from his incredible showing last season for Les Parisiens, where he scored 35 league goals.

His double against Angers meant he has now hit 100 for PSG since his 2013 move. He is the fifth fastest to reach the milestone and that is impressive in its own right, but Cavani has also hit 100 in Serie A for his previous employers, Napoli and Palermo.

That makes him one of only three players to hit a century in two of Europe's 'big five' leagues - the other two being Gonzalo Higuain (Serie A, Napoli/Juventus and La Liga, Real Madrid) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Serie A, Milan/Inter/Juventus and Ligue 1, PSG).

The fact that he is only one of three players to lay claim to such a feat is pretty impressive, and should perhaps encourage people to recognise him as one of the world's best.

The striker said after his showing against Angers, as quoted by Four Four Two: "I try to give everything for my team. Football is like that. Today we are here, but after we don't know. I give the maximum. If things go well, I'm happy for myself, for the team, for the club, for the fans.

"But I don't play to be a legend. I play for pleasure, for the passion that I have as a football player.

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