Laceless Boots in 2009 | Here Is Cavani's Full Boot History

It is well known that Edinson Cavani, who celebrates his birthday today, is one of the main faces of the Nike Hypervenom Phantom football boot silo. But while most of you likely also know that he was sponsored by Adidas before joining Nike in 2014, the fewest of you will likely know that the Uruguayan striker has already laced up in laceless soccer cleats eight years ago.

2005 - Summer 2007 | Adidas Predator Absolute

Cavani made his professional debut wearing Adidas football boots.

Cavani made his first matches as professional wearing Adidas Predator Absolute football boots. He scored 10 goals in 25 matches as professional for his youth club Danubio from Montevideo. Aged 20, Cavani was already on the list of teams such Juventus and Milan, while he joined Italian side Palermo in the end.

2007 | Edinson Cavani Joins Palermo - Switches to Nike Mercurial Boots

When Edinson Cavani joined Palermo in 2007, he switched to Nike Mercurial Vapor boots. He wore various different models and colorways of the speed boot, inlcuding the Nike Mercurial Vapor III, the Nike Mercurial Vapor SL as well as the Nike Mercurial Vapor IV.

2009 | Edinson Cavani Tries Out Laceless Lotto Zhero Gravity Boots Before Joining Adidas

At the star of the 2009-10 season, Edinson Cavani surprisingly switched to the laceless Lotto Zhero Gravity football boots, which he should wear for some months. However, ahead of the 2010 World Cup, Adidas pursued the opportunity and signed the back-then 24-year old striker who should wear the Adidas F50 Adizero boots from then.

2014 | Edinson Cavani Joins PSG on Soon Later Their Kit Makers Nike

Cavani joined French side in 2014 after four years at Napoli. And while he laced up in Adidas boots in the first months playing for the French club, he switched to Nike Mercurial Vapor boots in November 2014. In January 2015, Cavani switched to the Nike Hypervenom Phantom soccer shoe, which he has been wearing since then.

In January 2017, Cavani became one of the main ambassadors with the launch of the Nike Hypervenom Phantom III boots after previous face Neymar switched to the Mercurial.

Did you knew that Cavani used Lotto boots? Do also not forget to share your favorite boot worn by Edinson Cavani in the comments below.
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