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Cavani becomes PSG’s leading scorer in rout of Montpellier

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PSG’s Edinson Cavani, celebrates after scoring during the League One soccer match between Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Velodrome stadium, in Marseille, southern France, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)


Move on over Zlatan, there’s a new sheriff in Paris.

Edinson Cavani became Paris Saint-Germain’s all-time leading goalscorer on Saturday as the Parisians topped Montpellier, 4-0, at the Parc des Princes.

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The Uruguayan international scored inside the opening 11 minutes (below) to bring his goal total for the French giants up to 157 in his career, moving one clear of Ibrahimovic.

Meanwhile, a brace from Neymar and Angel di Maria’s finish brought the PSG lead up to 4-0 by the end of the match.

The win moves PSG 11 points clear of second-place side Lyon in Ligue 1.