Franco Emanuel Cervi (26 May 1994) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Benfica as a winger.
A product of Rosario Central's youth system, Cervi made his league debut on 9 November 2014 against Estudiantes in a 1–0 home win. He replaced Hernán Encina after 66 minutes. On 14 February 2015, he scored his first league goal against Racing Club.
On 25 February 2016, Cervi made his debut in the Copa Libertadores against Nacional. He scored his first international goal in a 3–1 win against River Plate.
On 15 September 2015, Cervi signed a six-year contract with Portuguese champions Benfica with a release clause of €60 million. He continued to play for Rosario Central until May 2016 and joined Benfica on 24 June for the pre-season. On his debut for Benfica, he scored the opening goal in a 3–0 win over Braga in the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, on 7 August 2016, and was elected best player on pitch.
On 29 December, Cervi became the first Benfica player to score in all Portuguese competitions in the same season – Supertaça, Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal and Taça da Liga respectively. In addition, he also scored in the UEFA Champions League.
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff