Lucas Cavallini

28 December 1992
Club Puebla
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
180 cm
Where they grew up
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
40 Appearances
20 Starts
19 Goals
3 Assists


Lucas Cavallini

Lucas Daniel Cavallini... soccer family (brother Cristian)... speaks English and Spanish... his father Andres was born in Mendoza, ARG while his mother Pina was born in Toronto, ON... he was four years old when his family moved from Toronto to neighbouring Mississauga, ON... he was three years old when he started playing for Club Uruguay... grew up playing soccer, but also competed in volleyball, basketball, tennis, track and field and hockey in school... enjoys skiing, snowboarding, tennis, paintball, hanging out with friends and family... growing up, favourites included Diego Maradona, Carlos Tevez, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Boca Juniors, FC Barcelona... other favourites included Rafael Nadal, Emmanuel Ginobili, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs...

represented Canada at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Concacaf champion (first place in 2021-22 Concacaf Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)... won a Concacaf Silver Medal with Canada (2022-23 Nations League)... Concacaf semifinalist (2021)...

with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, a Canadian Championship winner (Voyageurs Cup in 2022)...

part of the Canada Soccer team that met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on 15 November 2021 ahead of their FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match one day later in Edmonton (a surprise visit by the Prime Minister at a training session)...

said Cavallini in 2017 of his childhood, “in our basement, our father made us a little soccer pitch, so every day there was a battle, be it bloody noses, fights... everything; it was good times”... said Jonathan Osorio in 2018, “Lucas is so good. He’s a typical South American no.9 who works his butt off. He gives you that work on the defensive part, too, which I think is huge. I’m a little bit biased, but you can ask any other guy (on the team). He’s a great player”...

For Country

he was 18 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2011 with coach Valerio Gazzola... represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Guatemala... finished fourth with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament...

he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 15 August 2012... represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup...

he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 9 September 2018 in Bradenton, FL, USA… represented Canada in 2018-19 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying... represented Canada at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2019 Concacaf Nations League A... represented Canada at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup... helped Canada finish first in 2021-22 Concacaf / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Canada qualified for Qatar 2022)... represented Canada at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022...

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