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David Luiz
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David Luiz with Chelsea in 2019
Personal information
Full name David Luiz Moreira Marinho
Date of birth 22 April 1987 (1987-04-22) (age 34)
Place of birth Diadema, Brazil
Height 1.89 m
Playing position Centre back / defensive midfielder
Club information
Current club Arsenal
Number 23
Youth career
1999–2001 São Paulo
2001–2005 Vitória
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Vitória 26 (1)
2007 Benfica (loan) 10 (0)
2007–2011 Benfica 72 (4)
2011–2014 Chelsea 81 (6)
2014–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 56 (3)
2016–2019 Chelsea 79 (5)
2019– Arsenal 24 (2)
National team
2007 Brazil U20 2 (0)
2010– Brazil 57 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:54, 23 February 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:35, 22 February 2018 (UTC)

David Luiz Moreira Marinho (born 22 April 1987), known as David Luiz, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Arsenal F.C. in English Premier League and as vice-captain for the Brazil national team.

Honours

Team

Vitória
  • Campeonato Baiano (1): 2005
Benfica
Chelsea
Paris Saint-Germain

International

Brazil

Individual

  • Primeira Liga Player of the Year: 2009–10
  • Premier League Player of the Month: March 2011
  • PFA Fans Player of the Month: March 2011
  • FIFA Club World Cup: Silver Ball 2012

Career statistics

Club

Team Season League National Cup League Cup Continental1 Other
Tournaments2
Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vitória 2006 Série A 26 1 2 0 25 1 53 2
2007 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 26 1 2 0 27 1 55 2
Benfica 2006–07 Primeira Liga 10 0 0 0 4 0 14 0
2007–08 8 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 14 0
2008–09 19 2 2 0 4 0 2 1 27 3
2009–10 29 2 2 0 5 1 13 0 49 3
2010–11 16 0 3 0 2 0 6 0 1 0 28 0
Total 82 4 9 0 11 1 29 1 1 0 132 6
Chelsea 2010–11 Premier League 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 2
2011–12 20 2 6 0 3 0 11 1 0 0 40 3
2012–13 30 2 6 0 4 1 14 4 3 0 57 7
2013–14 19 0 3 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 34 0
Total 81 6 15 0 10 1 34 5 3 0 143 12
Paris Saint-Germain 2014–15 Ligue 1 28 2 4 1 3 0 10 2 0 0 45 5
2015–16 25 1 3 0 4 1 7 1 1 0 40 3
2016–17 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
Total 56 3 7 1 7 1 17 3 2 0 89 8
Chelsea 2016–17 Premier League 33 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 38 1
2017–18 10 1 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 17 2
2018–19 36 3 2 0 5 0 6 0 1 0 50 3
Total 79 5 7 0 7 0 10 1 2 0 105 6
Arsenal 2019–20 Premier League 21 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 22 2
Total 21 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 22 2
Career total 345 21 40 1 35 3 91 10 35 1 545 36

1Continental competitions include the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup / Europa League and UEFA Super Cup.
2Other tournaments include the Trophée des Champions, FA Community Shield, FIFA Club World Cup, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira and Campeonato Baiano.

International

Brazil vs. Chile in Mineirão 09
David Luiz battling with Chile's Alexis Sánchez in the 2014 FIFA World Cup round of 16.
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Brazil 2010 4 0
2011 6 0
2012 7 0
2013 16 0
2014 14 3
2015 7 0
2016 1 0
2017 1 0
Total 57 3

International goals

Scores and results list Brazil's goal tally first:
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 June 2014 Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil  Chile 1–0 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup
2. 4 July 2014 Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza, Brazil  Colombia 2–0 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup
3. 18 November 2014 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Austria 1–0 2–1 Friendly

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