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David Luiz Biography

David Luiz Moreira Marinho known as David Luiz, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League. H e generally plays a central defender, dabbling occasionally as a left back. After starting out at Vitória, he moved to Benfica at the age of 19, remaining with the club five seasons. On 12 March 2007, he played his first league match for Benfica, against União de Leiria. at the end of which , he signed a five-year deal with the club. On 11 January 2009, David Luiz netted his first official goal for Benfica, the game's only in a home success against Sporting de Braga. On 31 January 2011, Luiz completed a move to Chelsea for an undisclosed fee on a five-and-a-half-year contract. On 1 March David Luiz scored his first goal for Chelsea, to help the Blues come from behind to win 2–1 against Manchester United, at Stamford Bridge. David Luiz has also played International football with Brazil's under-20 at the 2007 FIFA World Cup,
Basic Player Info
Full Name David Luiz Moreira Marinho
Nationality Brazil
Position Defender
Last Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 4
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Feb 2011 - Jul 2014
Chelsea Aug 2016 - Present
Paris Saint-Germain Jul 2014 - Aug 2016
SL Benfica Jan 2007 - Jun 2007
SL Benfica Aug 2007 - Jan 2011
EC Vitória Jan 2006 - Dec 2006
National
Brazil Jan 2010 - Aug 2017
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2013/2014 Premier League 19 0 1 6 0 1358
UEFA Champions League 8 0 1 2 0 637
FA Cup 3 0 0 1 0 270
League Cup 3 0 0 1 0 300
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 1 0 120
2012/2013 Premier League 30 2 2 8 0 2633
UEFA Europa League 7 2 1 1 0 622
UEFA Champions League 6 2 0 3 0 540
FA Cup 6 0 1 2 0 465
League Cup 4 1 1 1 0 322
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 90
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2011/2012 Premier League 20 2 2 5 0 1649
UEFA Champions League 11 1 0 3 0 1015
FA Cup 6 0 0 1 0 433
League Cup 3 0 0 1 0 330
2010/2011 Premier League 12 2 0 3 0 954
Total 141 12 9 39 0 11828
Chelsea
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Paris Saint-Germain
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SL Benfica
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SL Benfica
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EC Vitória
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National
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Brazil
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification South America 3 0 0 2 2 214
2015 Chile Copa America 2 0 0 0 0 113
2014 Brazil World Cup 7 2 1 0 0 660
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 5 0 0 2 0 394
Total 17 2 1 4 2 1381

David Luiz Latest News & Articles

Chelsea vs AS Roma: 5 Talking Points
Chelsea vs AS Roma: 5 Talking Points
Talking points from the highly entertaining game at Stamford Bridge.
Top 5 Chelsea FC players in FIFA 18
Top 5 Chelsea FC players in FIFA 18
Who do you think makes it to the top of the list?
5 players who were left unhappy with their FIFA 18 rating
5 players who were left unhappy with their FIFA 18 rating
These players thought they deserved a little bit better to say the very least.
EPL 2017/18: Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal, Player Ratings
EPL 2017/18: Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal, Player Ratings
Player ratings from the game between Chelsea and Arsenal
Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men
Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men
A tense encounter at Stamford Bridge saw both teams settle for a point
Twitter reacts as Chelsea are held to a 0-0 draw by Arsenal
Twitter reacts as Chelsea are held to a 0-0 draw by Arsenal
Chelsea and Arsenal played out a 0-0 draw as they just couldn't break the deadlock
FIFA 18 ratings: Chelsea star David Luiz disappointed that N'Golo Kante has better shooting than him
FIFA 18 ratings: Chelsea star David Luiz disappointed that N'Golo Kante has better shooting than him
David Luiz is not impressed with EA Sports' decision!
FIFA Mobile: Chelsea defender earns surprising number 1 ranking ahead of PSG, Atletico stars
FIFA Mobile: Chelsea defender earns surprising number 1 ranking ahead of PSG, Atletico stars
Messi and Ronaldo miss out on the top 10 entirely.
Five teams who lose their best players every year
Five teams who lose their best players every year
These five European clubs have mastered the art of selling their best players and replacing them with ease.
Reports: Chelsea to offer £50m for Premier League star
Reports: Chelsea to offer £50m for Premier League star
Conte wants more quality in their ranks as Chelsea returns to the Champions League
What if Benfica had retained their best players?
What if Benfica had retained their best players?
Benfica have made huge profits on player sales but what if they never sold their best talents?
Most expensive XI in world football at the moment
Most expensive XI in world football at the moment
This XI costs a staggering 644.3 million pounds!
Sportskeeda's list of 10 most expensive defenders of all time
Sportskeeda's list of 10 most expensive defenders of all time
Defenders, quite often, command large transfer fees and here are 10 most expensive of them.
5 best Chelsea players who are sponsored by Nike
5 best Chelsea players who are sponsored by Nike
Nike will be manufacturing Chelsea's kit, which is available on Jabong, until 2032.
5 Chelsea players who might receive an upgrade in FIFA 18
5 Chelsea players who might receive an upgrade in FIFA 18
Chelsea were brilliant this past season and we take a look at some of the players who could get a ratings boost in the upcoming FIFA 18.
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