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: 14/04/2014 04:15 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwedenSweden0-3BrazilBrazil7400
06.02.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundEnglandEngland2-1BrazilBrazil7900
30.08.2013UEFA Super CupFinalBayernBayern2-2
(5-4(p))
ChelseaChelsea12001
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueEvertonEverton1-0ChelseaChelsea9000
24.09.2013English League CupThird roundSwindonSwindon0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
28.09.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham1-1ChelseaChelsea9000
06.10.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-3ChelseaChelsea9000
19.10.2013English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea4-1CardiffCardiff9000
22.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSchalkeSchalke0-3ChelseaChelsea600
29.10.2013English League CupFourth roundArsenalArsenal0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle2-0ChelseaChelsea9000
14.12.2013English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-1Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9000
17.12.2013English League CupQuarter-finalsSunderlandSunderland2-1ChelseaChelsea12000
23.12.2013English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal0-0ChelseaChelsea300
26.12.2013English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-0SwanseaSwansea9000
29.12.2013English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-1LiverpoolLiverpool9000
05.01.2014English FA CupThird roundDerbyDerby0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
11.01.2014English Premier LeagueHullHull0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
19.01.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
26.01.2014English FA CupFourth roundChelseaChelsea1-0StokeStoke9000
03.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City0-1ChelseaChelsea9000
08.02.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0NewcastleNewcastle9000
11.02.2014English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom1-1ChelseaChelsea9001
15.02.2014English FA CupFifth roundMan. CityMan. City2-0ChelseaChelsea9000
01.03.2014English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-3ChelseaChelsea300
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea6-0ArsenalArsenal7200
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-0ChelseaChelsea4500
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0StokeStoke2000

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 (26)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • 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
Benfica90
Chelsea233
Total323
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Chelsea20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Chelsea72
Benfica201
Total273
Last updated: 09/04/2014 01:05 CET
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