Cavani did not know that he broke Ibrahimovic’s record

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PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 22: Edinson Cavani of PSG celebrates after scoring his sides sixth goal during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Paris Saint-Germain and Celtic FC at Parc des Princes on November 22, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

After scoring a brace for Paris Saint-Germain in their 2-2 draw against Guingamp, Edinson Cavani revealed that he was unaware that he broke Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goalscoring record in Ligue 1

The Uruguay international rescued a point for the league champions against Guingamp on Sunday with his two late goals keeping PSG in the hunt to break the 100-point barrier in the standings.

On the back of his brace, Cavani has now surpassed his former PSG teammate Ibrahimovic for the most goals scored in Ligue 1 to a new record of 114 goals.

“I didn’t know that I had set a new record, but I’m happy to have written a little more history with this shirt,” said Cavani, according to FourFourTwo.

The 31-year-old denies that PSG has now lost their focus due to the fact that they have already sealed the league crown.

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“No, we are not on holiday already. This is not true,” insisted Cavani

“Sometimes, there are difficult matches. We have won the Ligue 1 title, but we were still trying to concentrate as hard as possible – at 2-0 down, it was important that we at least fought back to draw.”

The club record goalscorer has no plans to leave: “I am under contract with PSG! I am very good here. I am proud to be here. I hope to continue on this path, which started five years ago. I want to keep winning with this shirt.”



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