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

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 01/05/2016 02:01 CET
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageTurkeyTurkey0-4BrazilBrazil9000
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageAustriaAustria1-2BrazilBrazil9010
07.08.2015French Ligue 1LOSCLOSC0-1ParisParis9000
16.08.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0AjaccioAjaccio9000
21.08.2015French Ligue 1MontpellierMontpellier0-1ParisParis9000
30.08.2015French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco0-3ParisParis9000
15.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis2-0MalmöMalmö9000
22.09.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis3-0GuingampGuingamp9000
30.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-3ParisParis9010
04.10.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis2-1MarseilleMarseille9000
03.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageReal MadridReal Madrid1-0ParisParis9000
07.11.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0ToulouseToulouse9000
28.11.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis4-1TroyesTroyes9000
01.12.2015French Ligue 1AngersAngers0-0ParisParis9000
08.12.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis2-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
13.12.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis5-1LyonLyon9000
19.12.2015French Ligue 1CaenCaen0-3ParisParis9000
08.01.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0BastiaBastia9000
13.01.2016French League CupQuarter-finalsParisParis2-1LyonLyon9000
16.01.2016French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse0-1ParisParis9001
19.01.2016French CupFirst roundParisParis2-1ToulouseToulouse9010
23.01.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis5-1AngersAngers000
27.01.2016French League CupSemi-finalsParisParis2-0ToulouseToulouse9000
07.02.2016French Ligue 1MarseilleMarseille1-2ParisParis9000
10.02.2016French CupRound of 16ParisParis3-0LyonLyon1400
13.02.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis0-0LOSCLOSC9000
16.02.2016UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16ParisParis2-1ChelseaChelsea9000
20.02.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis4-1ReimsReims9000
28.02.2016French Ligue 1LyonLyon2-1ParisParis9000
02.03.2016French CupQuarter-finalsSt-ÉtienneSt-Étienne1-3ParisParis9000
09.03.2016UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16ChelseaChelsea1-2ParisParis9000
13.03.2016French Ligue 1TroyesTroyes0-9ParisParis9000
20.03.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis0-2MonacoMonaco9000
02.04.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis4-1NiceNice9011
06.04.2016UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsParisParis2-2Man. CityMan. City9000
23.04.2016French League CupFinalParisParis2-1LOSCLOSC1100
29.04.2016French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0RennesRennes2100

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 (28)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 32
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • 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
Paris173
Chelsea253
Benfica90
Total516
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Chelsea20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Chelsea72
Benfica201
Total273
Last updated: 07/04/2016 01:06 CET