David Luiz

Born: April 22, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Diadema, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Chelsea (no. 4)
David Luiz in action for Chelsea on September 16, 2016
Career History
Youth1999-2001Sao Paulo
Senior2007-2011Benfica
2011-2014Chelsea
2014-2016Paris Saint-Germain
2016-Chelsea
International2010-Brazil
Sports Mole has 1,017 articles about David Luiz. Articles 1 to 40:
David Luiz celebrates during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on August 20, 2017
David Luiz: 'I was told to run a lot'
Chelsea's David Luiz jokes that he was told to "run a lot" during Sunday's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium.
15:02
Antonio Conte shouts orders as Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on January 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
Aug 20, 15:00
Sam Vokes for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Burnley's Sam Vokes hails "huge result"
Burnley forward Sam Vokes reveals his 'delight' after scoring twice in Saturday's 3-2 victory at Premier League champions Chelsea.
Aug 12, 22:48
Andreas Christensen of Chelsea shoots at goal during a friendly match against Sydney FC on June 2, 2015
Andreas Christensen: 'We made it difficult'
Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen backs his side to bounce back from Saturday's 3-2 defeat to Burnley on the opening weekend of the new Premier League campaign.
Aug 12, 21:32
Fans arrive at Stamford Bridge prior to the FA Cup game between Chelsea and Manchester City on February 20, 2016
Jack Cork: 'The win means a lot'
Burnley midfielder Jack Cork says that his team are delighted to have opened their new Premier League season with a 3-2 win at Chelsea.
Aug 12, 19:27
Antonio Conte cleans his face during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Antonio Conte: "We lost our heads"
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits that his side 'lost their heads' as they suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at home to Burnley.
Aug 12, 17:57
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Result: Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Sam Vokes scores twice as Burnley record a 3-2 win at Premier League champions Chelsea on the opening weekend of the season.
Aug 12, 16:58
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Team News: Alvaro Morata on bench for Chelsea
Alvaro Morata starts on the bench as Chelsea welcome Burnley to Stamford Bridge.
Aug 12, 14:03
Luciano Spalletti watches on during the Coppa Italia game between Lazio and Roma on March 1, 2017
Result: Inter Milan beat Chelsea despite freak Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal
Inter Milan register a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the International Champions Cup in Singapore, but the game will be remembered for Geoffrey Kondogbia's freak own goal.
Jul 29, 14:36
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Result: Bayern Munich hold on to beat Chelsea in Singapore
Three goals in the opening 27 minutes help Bayern Munich to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in Singapore.
Jul 25, 14:31
Chelsea's Gary Cahill during the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27, 2017
David Luiz expects Gary Cahill to take on Chelsea captaincy
David Luiz is happy to see Gary Cahill take on the Chelsea captaincy on a permanent basis, but says that he will remain a strong leader on the field regardless.
Jul 21, 17:51
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz targets clean sweep of trophies with Chelsea in 2017-18
David Luiz insists that Chelsea must "have big ambitions" for the 2017-18 campaign if they are to build on Antonio Conte's first season at the club.
Jul 15, 18:04
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
How did shirt sponsors impact transfers in 2016-17?
Football clubs around the world are spending record amounts of money on transfers, but to what extent do shirt sponsors help managers when it comes to making new signings?
Jul 14, 10:14
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz 'to take over Chelsea captaincy following John Terry departure'
David Luiz is reportedly the frontrunner to take over from John Terry as Chelsea's new captain as boss Antonio Conte is a big fan of his leadership qualities.
Jul 6, 11:11
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Report: Chelsea on verge of signing Alex Sandro, Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea are on the brink of securing the double signing of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro and AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, according to reports.
Jun 25, 22:55
Legia's Tomasz Jodlowiec (R), Michal Pazdan(L), Jakub Rzezniczak (2nd L) vie for the ball with Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group D football match Legia Warszawa v SSC Napoli in Warsaw, Poland on October 1, 2015
Chelsea 'make £53m bid for Kalidou Koulibaly'
Chelsea reportedly reignite their interest in Kalidou Koulibaly with a £53m bid for the Napoli defender.
Jun 16, 14:01
Tite participates in a Brazil training session at the team headquarters in Sao Paulo on June 15, 2016
Result: Tite's Brazil make light work of Australia with victory at the MCG
Diego Souza, Thiago Silva and Taison are all on the scoresheet as Brazil earn a comfortable 4-0 victory over Australia in their friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Jun 13, 13:00
Tite participates in a Brazil training session at the team headquarters in Sao Paulo on June 15, 2016
Live Commentary: Australia 0-4 Brazil - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Australia find themselves on the end of a 4-0 defeat to Brazil at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Victoria.
Jun 13, 10:30
Leonardo Bonucci scores during the game between Juventus and Hellas Verona on January 6, 2016
Report: Antonio Conte renews interest in Leonardo Bonucci
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is still a target for Antonio Conte at Chelsea and a £48m offer will be tabled this summer, a report claims.
Jun 5, 23:00
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante in action against Watford during the Premier League match on May 15, 2017
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Best Signing of the Season
Find out who you voted as the best signing of the 2016-17 season in the Sports Mole Reader Awards.
Jun 1, 15:30
Virgil Van Dijk in action during the Europa League game between Southampton and Hapoel Be'er Sheva on December 8, 2016
Chelsea increase attempts to sign Virgil van Dijk?
Chelsea are reportedly prepared to offer wages of £170,000 per week in order to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.
Jun 1, 11:27
Michael Keane for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Defender of the Season
Find out who you voted as the Premier League defender of the 2016-17 season in the Sports Mole Reader Awards.
May 29, 13:36
A delighted Simon Mignolet after the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on April 16, 2017
Simon Mignolet: 'Stoke City match was turning point in Liverpool career'
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet believes that his performance during April's 2-1 win at Stoke City could prove to be a defining moment in his career at the club.
May 28, 19:37
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Result: Aaron Ramsey wins gripping FA Cup final for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey proves the hero for Arsenal once again in the FA Cup final, heading home the winning goal for his side to see off Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
May 27, 19:26
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Team News: Per Mertesacker starts for Arsenal
Per Mertesacker returns for Arsenal as they face Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
May 27, 16:33
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz: 'I took big risk returning to Chelsea last summer'
Chelsea defender David Luiz reveals that he took a pay cut to return to the club from Paris Saint-Germain, where he claims he "had everything" he could possibly want.
May 26, 20:27
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Team News: John Terry starts final Chelsea match
John Terry is handed a start in his final Chelsea game as the Blues welcome Sunderland this afternoon.
May 21, 14:04
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz 'splashes out £1m on presents for Chelsea teammates'
David Luiz spent over £1m on luxury bracelets for his Chelsea teammates to mark their latest Premier League title success, according to a report.
May 19, 17:36
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz: 'Premier League title win is dream come true'
Chelsea defender David Luiz describes winning the Premier League title as a dream come true after helping the Blues to be crowned champions.
May 12, 22:52
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz: 'Jose Mourinho was not right manager for me'
David Luiz admits that he used to get "frustrated" by his teammates but will never change his own style of play, which he claims is the reason why Jose Mourinho sold him.
May 12, 16:32
Antonio Conte is happy during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea.
May 11, 14:51
N'Golo Kante in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Team News: N'Golo Kante misses out for Chelsea in Middlesbrough clash
Chelsea make one change for their Premier League game with Middlesbrough as the injured N'Golo Kante is replaced by Cesc Fabregas.
May 8, 19:10
David Luiz in action for Chelsea on September 16, 2016
Chelsea defender David Luiz hails "fantastic" Antonio Conte
Chelsea defender David Luiz praises boss Antonio Conte after helping him impress during his first season back in the Premier League.
May 8, 10:39
David Luiz celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on January 31, 2017
David Luiz: 'I have matured as a player'
Chelsea defender David Luiz says that he has matured as a player after impressing during his second stint at Stamford Bridge.
May 6, 12:55
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews Monday evening's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge.
May 5, 18:07
N'Golo Kante in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz, N'Golo Kante doubtful for Middlesbrough visit
David Luiz and N'Golo Kante are both in a race against time to feature in Monday's meeting with Middlesbrough, while goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been declared fit.
May 5, 15:40
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Antonio Conte: 'Nathan Ake is an able deputy for David Luiz'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hopes that David Luiz is not injured but suggests that Nathan Ake is capable of standing in for the Brazilian.
May 1, 12:32
Legia's Tomasz Jodlowiec (R), Michal Pazdan(L), Jakub Rzezniczak (2nd L) vie for the ball with Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group D football match Legia Warszawa v SSC Napoli in Warsaw, Poland on October 1, 2015
Napoli chief confirms failed Chelsea bid for Kalidou Koulibaly
Napoli could not offload defender Kalidou Koulibaly to Chelsea last summer due to a lack of squad depth, president Aurelio De Laurentiis reveals.
Apr 26, 20:05
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa on Chelsea bench
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard start on the bench for Chelsea as they face Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 16:18
David Luiz shouts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
David Luiz: 'I love Tottenham Hotspur team'
Chelsea defender David Luiz admits that he is full of admiration for Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final between the two sides.
Apr 21, 20:53



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