Luiz Gustavo

  • Date of birth : 23/07/1987
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
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Luiz Gustavo

Luiz Gustavo

Clubs: Sport Club Corinthians Alagoano, Clube de Regatas Brasil, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, FC Bayern München

• Comfortable at the back or as a defensive midfielder, Luiz Gustavo had played a handful of matches in the Brazilian second tier when Hoffenheim − then in the 2. Bundesliga − secured his signature in August 2007.

• Initially a loan move, the deal became permanent at the end of a 2007/08 season in which he made 27 league appearances as Hoffenheim won promotion to the top flight as runners-up to VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach.

• Prominent again in 2008/09 as Hoffenheim took the Bundesliga by storm, leading the way for over half of the season before falling away and finishing seventh. Scored his first goals in German football during the 2010/11 campaign, his last effort for Hoffenheim coming on his 99th and final league appearance for the club − in a 2-2 draw with VfL Wolfsburg on 18 December 2010.

• Joined Bayern in early January 2011 for a reported fee of €15m, making his debut as a substitute against Wolfsburg in the first match after the winter break.

• Came on for the final minute of Bayern's victory against Borussia Dortmund in the 2013 UEFA Champions League final, having not been in the squad for the showpiece 12 months earlier on home turf versus Chelsea FC. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2012; winner 2013

Last updated: 05/06/13 13.26CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 01/07/2015 18:36 CET
12.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil3-1CroatiaCroatia9000
17.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil0-0MexicoMexico9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageCameroonCameroon1-4BrazilBrazil9001
28.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16BrazilBrazil1-1
08.07.2014FIFA World CupSemi-finalsBrazilBrazil1-7GermanyGermany9000
12.07.2014FIFA World CupThird placeBrazilBrazil0-3NetherlandsNetherlands4600
22.08.2014German BundesligaBayernBayern2-1WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
30.08.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-2FrankfurtFrankfurt9000
13.09.2014German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim1-1WolfsburgWolfsburg7700
21.09.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg4-1LeverkusenLeverkusen9000
24.09.2014German BundesligaHerthaHertha1-0WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
27.09.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-1BremenBremen9000
05.10.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg1-0AugsburgAugsburg9000
18.10.2014German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg1-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
26.10.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg3-0MainzMainz9000
29.10.2014German DFB CupSecond roundWolfsburgWolfsburg4-1HeidenheimHeidenheim9020
01.11.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart0-4WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
09.11.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-0HamburgHamburg9000
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageTurkeyTurkey0-4BrazilBrazil8500
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageAustriaAustria1-2BrazilBrazil9000
22.11.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke3-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
06.12.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover1-3WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
14.12.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg1-1PaderbornPaderborn9000
17.12.2014German BundesligaDortmundDortmund2-2WolfsburgWolfsburg7900
20.12.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-1KölnKöln3200
30.01.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg4-1BayernBayern9000
03.02.2015German BundesligaFrankfurtFrankfurt1-1WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
07.02.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg3-0HoffenheimHoffenheim9000
14.02.2015German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen4-5WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
22.02.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-1HerthaHertha9000
01.03.2015German BundesligaBremenBremen3-5WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
04.03.2015German DFB CupRound of 16LeipzigLeipzig0-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
07.03.2015German BundesligaAugsburgAugsburg1-0WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
15.03.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg3-0FreiburgFreiburg9000
22.03.2015German BundesligaMainzMainz1-1WolfsburgWolfsburg7710
26.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-3BrazilBrazil9010
04.04.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg3-1StuttgartStuttgart9000
07.04.2015German DFB CupQuarter-finalsWolfsburgWolfsburg1-0FreiburgFreiburg9000
19.04.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg1-1SchalkeSchalke9000
26.04.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-0WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
29.04.2015German DFB CupSemi-finalsArminiaArminia0-4WolfsburgWolfsburg9010
02.05.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-2HannoverHannover9000
10.05.2015German BundesligaPaderbornPaderborn1-3WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
23.05.2015German BundesligaKölnKöln2-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9010
30.05.2015German DFB CupFinalDortmundDortmund1-3WolfsburgWolfsburg9010

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Luiz Gustavo
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 23/07/1987 (28)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Wolfsburg ( GER)

  • Height: 187cm
  • Weight: 80kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Round of 16)
    23/02/11: Internazionale 0-1 Bayern

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 24/04/2015 01:08 CET
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