David Luiz

  • Date of birth : 22/04/1987
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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David Luiz

David Luiz

Clubs: EC Vitória Bahia, SL Benfica, Chelsea FC

• David Luiz made his senior debut in his native Brazil for Vitória aged 18 and went on to make 47 league appearances for the club, scoring seven goals, before moving to Benfica in January 2007.

• Injured for most of his first full season in Lisbon, making just eight Liga appearances, but more prominent in 2008/09, chiefly as a left-back, scoring two goals in 19 league outings, his first in a 1-0 win at home to SC Braga on 11 January 2009.

• Converted to centre-back by new Benfica coach Jorge Jesus in 2009/10 and started all but one of Eagles' matches in Liga-winning campaign; also helped the club retain the Portuguese League Cup and named Portugal's Player of the Year.

• Called up by new Brazil coach Mano Menezes and made his senior debut against the United States on 10 August 2010 in East Rutherford, winning 2-0.

• Moved to Chelsea on transfer deadline day in January 2011 in a deal worth €25m. Scored the first goal, in a 2-0 victory against Bayer 04 Leverkusen, of Chelsea's triumphant 2011/12 UEFA Champions League campaign, making 11 appearances in total as the Blues won the trophy for the first time. 

• Appeared in seven of Chelsea's nine matches, including the final in Amsterdam against SL Benfica, during their successful tilt at the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: winner 2012
UEFA Europa League: winner 2013

Last updated: 05/06/13 17.40CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 18/12/2014 03:31 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
(3-2(p))
ChileChile12010
04.07.2014FIFA World CupQuarter-finalsBrazilBrazil2-1ColombiaColombia9010
08.07.2014FIFA World CupSemi-finalsBrazilBrazil1-7GermanyGermany9000
12.07.2014FIFA World CupThird placeBrazilBrazil0-3NetherlandsNetherlands9000
16.08.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0BastiaBastia9000
22.08.2014French Ligue 1ÉvianÉvian0-0ParisParis9000
31.08.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne7300
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAjaxAjax1-1ParisParis9000
21.09.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1LyonLyon9000
24.09.2014French Ligue 1CaenCaen0-2ParisParis9000
27.09.2014French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse1-1ParisParis9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-2BarcelonaBarcelona9010
05.10.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1MonacoMonaco9000
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAPOELAPOEL0-1ParisParis9000
25.10.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis3-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis1-0APOELAPOEL9000
09.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0MarseilleMarseille9000
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageAustriaAustria1-2BrazilBrazil9010
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-1AjaxAjax9000
29.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-0NiceNice9000
03.12.2014French Ligue 1LOSCLOSC1-1ParisParis9000
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1ParisParis9000
14.12.2014French Ligue 1GuingampGuingamp1-0ParisParis9000
17.12.2014French League CupFourth roundAjaccioAjaccio1-3ParisParis9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: David Luiz
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 22/04/1987 (27)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 32
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Round of 16)
    08/03/07: Paris 2-1 Benfica

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Paris61
Chelsea253
Benfica90
Total404
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Chelsea20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Chelsea72
Benfica201
Total273
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:11 CET
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