Birth date 22 Apr 1987 (31 years)
Nationality Brazil Brazil
Height 185 cm
Position Defender
Number 30
Team history
Chelsea 2016 - present
Paris SG 2014 - 2016
Chelsea 2011 - 2014
Benfica 2007 - 2011
Benfica 2007 (loan)
Esporte Clube Vitoria 2006 - 2007

David Luiz is a Brazil international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Chelsea. He plays as a central defender and is considered as one of the best in the game.

David Luiz commenced his professional club football career with Vitoria in 2006 and joined Benfica in 2007. He featured for the Portuguese giants until 2011, winning the league in 2010 and the League Cup in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

In January 2011 Chelsea signed David Luiz from Benfica for a transfer fee of 25 million euros and he was an instant hit in the Premier League. He went on to win the FA Cup and the Champions League with the Blues in 2011-12.

David Luiz made his international debut for Brazil in 2010 and has featured in over 12 matches for his country so far.