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 1,052 articles about David Luiz. Articles 1 to 40:
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea are always playing the same players'
Antonio Conte is unhappy at being unable to rotate his squad after David Luiz was forced off injured during Chelsea's 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 22:43
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Result: Chelsea, Roma share spoils after six-goal thriller
Eden Hazard and Edin Dzeko both net doubles as Chelsea and Roma play out a 3-3 draw in their Champions League encounter at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 18, 21:39
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 3-3 Roma - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea's 3-3 draw with Roma in their Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 18, 18:45
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alvaro Morata starts for Chelsea
Alvaro Morata starts up front as Chelsea welcome Roma in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 18:43
Phil Jones and young Tom Davies in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Phil Jones to sign new £150,000-a-week deal at Manchester United?
A report claims that Phil Jones will be made one of the highest-paid defenders in the Premier League when committing his long-term future to Manchester United.
Oct 15, 19:09
Roy Hodgson waves from the Palace dugout ahead of the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace off the mark in shock win over Chelsea
Crystal Palace claim their first goals and points of the Premier League season thanks to a shock 2-1 win over Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Oct 14, 16:54
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Wilfried Zaha returns for Crystal Palace against Chelsea
Wilfried Zaha makes his return from injury as Crystal Palace host Chelsea this afternoon.
Oct 14, 14:06
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's blow-by-blow account of Crystal Palace's 2-1 win over Premier League champions Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Oct 14, 13:59
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'I want to keep David Luiz in defence'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that he is trying to avoid using David Luiz as a midfielder, despite the absence of N'Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater.
Oct 13, 18:36
Tiemoue Bakayoko and N'Golo Kante deny all knowledge as Raheem Sterling goes down during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on September 30, 2017
Result: Manchester City outclass Chelsea to regain top spot
Kevin De Bruyne scores against his former club to hand Manchester City a 1-0 win over champions Chelsea as Pep Guardiola's side regain top spot in the Premier League.
Sep 30, 19:23
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard makes first Premier League start of season
Eden Hazard makes his first Premier League start of the season as Chelsea welcome Manchester City.
Sep 30, 16:33
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 29, 17:44
Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Result: Michy Batshuayi strikes late to earn Chelsea win at Atletico Madrid
Chelsea record their second successive win in Group C as Michy Batshuayi scores with the last kick of the game to earn the Blues a 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Sep 27, 21:42
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea's dramatic 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:45
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid
Eden Hazard is handed a start for Chelsea's trip to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:38
Ethan Ampadu in action during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Chris Coleman: 'Ethan Ampadu very similar to David Luiz'
Wales boss Chris Coleman hopes to see Ethan Ampadu nail down a starting spot in the Chelsea senior side in the future after being handed his debut at the age of just 17.
Sep 24, 17:58
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard still on Chelsea bench
Eden Hazard remains on the bench as Chelsea visit Stoke City.
Sep 23, 14:01
Antonio Conte cleans his face during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 21, 16:29
David Luiz takes out a photographer during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'David Luiz fit for Atletico Madrid match'
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expects David Luiz to be fit for next week's Champions League group match against Atletico Madrid despite a broken wrist.
Sep 21, 13:10
David Luiz takes out a photographer during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
David Luiz 'broke wrist' against Arsenal
Chelsea defender David Luiz reportedly suffered a broken wrist during Sunday's goalless draw with Arsenal.
Sep 20, 16:00
David Luiz sees red during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea won't appeal David Luiz red card'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reiterates that he does not feel David Luiz should have been shown a red card against Arsenal, but he will reluctantly accept the decision.
Sep 19, 16:29
Danny Welbeck sits injured during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Arsenal fear Danny Welbeck could be out for four weeks with groin injury?
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck could miss the next four weeks of action after suffering a groin injury against Chelsea on Saturday.
Sep 18, 22:36
Andreas Christensen in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Andreas Christensen can replace David Luiz'
Young centre-back Andreas Christensen has the trust of manager Antonio Conte to take over from suspended teammate David Luiz for Chelsea's next three domestic games.
Sep 18, 12:30
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Premier League: Five things we learned this weekend
Sports Mole looks at five things we learned from a Premier League weekend which saw the Manchester clubs march on while Crystal Palace's misery deepens.
Sep 18, 10:37
David Luiz sees red during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'David Luiz deserved red card'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that referee Michael Oliver was right to send David Luiz off during his side's 0-0 draw with Chelsea.
Sep 17, 19:09
Danny Welbeck sits injured during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Arsene Wenger unsure over Danny Welbeck injury
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he is uncertain of the severity of Danny Welbeck's groin injury.
Sep 17, 16:34
Antonio Conte is king of the world after the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Antonio Conte happy with "a good draw"
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte describes his side's goalless encounter with Arsenal as "a good draw".
Sep 17, 16:07
N'Golo Kante and Aaron Ramsey in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Result: Chelsea, Arsenal play out goalless draw
Chelsea and Arsenal play out a goalless draw in Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 17, 15:22
Antonio Conte and windswept Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Sunday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between champions Chelsea and London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 14:01
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta clears from Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Cesc Fabregas 'facing Chelsea axe for visit of Arsenal'
A report claims that Cesc Fabregas will be dropped to the bench for the visit of Arsenal next weekend, as Chelsea boss Antonio Conte favours a powerful midfield.
Sep 13, 15:22
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alvaro Morata, Eden Hazard on Chelsea bench
Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard start among the substitutes as Chelsea welcome Qarabag in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:56
Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard starts on Chelsea bench
Eden Hazard is named among the substitutes for Chelsea's trip to Leicester City.
Sep 9, 14:08
Cesc Fabregas celebrates after the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Result: Chelsea make light work of lacklustre Everton at Stamford Bridge
Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata net first-half goals as Chelsea beat Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League.
Aug 27, 15:21
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on August 20, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Sunday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 25, 16:18
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.
Aug 21, 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



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