David Luiz

Born: April 22, 1987 (age 28)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Diadema, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Paris Saint-Germain (no. 4)
Brazil's defender David Luiz celebrates scoring during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
Career History
Senior2011-2014Chelsea
2014-Paris Saint-Germain
International2010-Brazil
Sports Mole has 836 articles about David Luiz. Articles 1 to 40:
Kevin de Bruyne continues to celebrate scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City on April 6, 2016
Result: Manchester City hold Paris Saint-Germain to away draw
Manchester City hold Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-2 draw at the Parc des Princes to take two away goals back to the Etihad in their Champions League quarter-final.
21:36
Fabinho celebrates scoring during the Ligue 1 game between PSG and Monaco on March 20, 2016
Result: AS Monaco inflict first home defeat of season on Paris Saint-Germain
Monaco end PSG's 34-match unbeaten home league run courtesy of a quickfire second-half double to run out 2-0 winners over the French champions.
Mar 20, 21:54
David Luiz and Diego Costa in action during the Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on February 16, 2016
David Luiz: 'Paris Saint-Germain ready to face anybody'
PSG defender David Luiz insists that his side are ready for anyone in the quarter-finals of the Champions League following their 4-2 aggregate win over Chelsea.
Mar 9, 22:10
David Luiz and Diego Costa in action during the Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on February 16, 2016
David Luiz eyes Champions League progress
PSG defender David Luiz believes that his side's best chance of dumping former club Chelsea out of the Champions League for a second straight season is to attack.
Mar 5, 22:16
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz looks on before the UEFA Champions league quarter-final first leg football match PSG vs FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 15, 2015
David Luiz: 'John Terry deserves more respect from Chelsea'
David Luiz says that John Terry deserves more respect from Chelsea in relation to their failure to offer the defender a new contract.
Feb 16, 11:57
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League last 16 first leg between PSG and Chelsea as the two sides meet for the third year in a row in the competition.
Feb 15, 20:53
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Report: Real Madrid want Marquinhos
Paris Saint-Germain's 21-year-old centre-back Marquinhos is a transfer target for Real Madrid, according to a report in Spain.
Jan 30, 22:47
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
David Luiz: 'Diego Costa would be welcome at Paris Saint-Germain'
Former Chelsea defender David Luiz tells Diego Costa that he would be "welcome" at Paris Saint-Germain if he wanted to leave England.
Jan 19, 20:52
Brazilian Alexandre Pato practices at Corinthians' training center in Sao Paulo on January 31, 2012
Alexandre Pato prefers Chelsea over Liverpool?
Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato reportedly indicates that he would prefer to move to Chelsea over Liverpool.
Jan 13, 18:22
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria (Rear R) celebrates with teammates Blaise Matuidi (C), Thiago Motta (L) and Edinson Cavani after scoring during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Toulouse on November 7, 2
Result: Paris Saint-Germain go 22 points clear at top of Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain record a 2-0 win over Bastia to move 22 points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 table.
Jan 8, 21:20
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Manchester United to launch bid for Marquinhos in coming days?
Manchester United will reportedly launch a bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos in the coming days.
Jan 4, 10:34
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: The Sam Matterface Column - Jose Mourinho special
In his latest Sports Mole column, commentator Sam Matterface has his say on Jose Mourinho's Chelsea departure.
Dec 18, 11:54
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on December
Result: Paris Saint-Germain stroll to victory over Lyon
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 5-1 victory over Lyon.
Dec 13, 21:52
Paris Saint-Germain`s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts as he is substituted during the UEFA Champions League Group A, second-leg football match Malmo FF vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Malmo, Sweden on November 25, 2015
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for Paris Saint-Germain against Nice
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns in attack for Paris Saint-Germain for their Ligue 1 clash at Nice.
Dec 4, 18:41
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September
Team News: Luiz, Kurzawa, Stambouli, Moura return for Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain make four changes as they seek to go 16 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a win over Troyes.
Nov 28, 15:14
Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Sergio Aguero during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Five Premier League players on UEFA Team of the Year shortlist
The Premier League has five players on the UEFA Team of the Year shortlist, while Barcelona have eight nominees.
Nov 25, 21:02
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz looks on before the UEFA Champions league quarter-final first leg football match PSG vs FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 15, 2015
Dunga: 'David Luiz deserved red card'
Dunga tells David Luiz that he completely deserved his red card in Brazil's 1-1 draw with Argentina.
Nov 14, 15:35
Sergio Ramos for Real Madrid on September 20, 2014
Team News: Sergio Ramos, Keylor Navas return for Real Madrid, PSG make five changes
Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez makes two changes for his side's Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain, as Sergio Ramos and Keylor Navas are named to start.
Nov 3, 19:03
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Rafael Benitez shouts instructions to his players during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League Group A clash between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain at the Bernabeu.
Nov 2, 17:58
Angel di Maria greets fans prior to PSG's game with Ajaccio on August 16, 2015
Team News: Angel di Maria starts against Real Madrid
Angel di Maria is named in Paris Saint-Germain's starting lineup for the visit of Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Oct 21, 18:55
Mesut Ozil warms up prior to Arsenal's match with Stoke on September 12, 2015
Arsenal players take part in Beat The Bin challenge
Alexis Sanchez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil are the latest players to take part in BT Sport's Beat The Bin challenge.
Oct 19, 14:24
Cristiano Ronaldo is congratulated by Real Madrid teammates after scoring past Espanyol on September 12, 2015
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League group fixture between Paris Saint-Germain and 10-time winners Real Madrid.
Oct 19, 13:00
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a penatly during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Olympique de Marseille (OM) on October 4, 2015
Result: Zlatan Ibrahimovic breaks record as Paris Saint-Germain beat Marseille
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores two penalties to become Paris Saint-Germain's record goalscorer, as his side defeat Marseille 2-1 in Ligue 1.
Oct 4, 21:53
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2ndL) vies with Marseille's French midfielder Lassana Diarra during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Olympique de Marseille (OM) on October 4, 2015
Half-Time Report: Zlatan Ibrahimovic double gives Paris Saint-Germain lead over Marseille
Two penalties from Zlatan Ibrahimovic give Paris Saint-Germain a 2-1 lead over Marseille, after Michy Batshuayi opens the scoring for the visitors in their Ligue 1 clash.
Oct 4, 20:51
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Paris and Malmo on September 15, 2015
Team News: Paris Saint-Germain make five changes, Romain Alessandrini, Lucas Silva start
Paris Saint-Germain make five changes from the side that beat Nantes 4-1 for their clash with Marseille, while Romain Alessandrini and Lucas Silva start for l'OM.
Oct 4, 19:10
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield on August 29, 2015
Luiz: 'Coutinho may leave Liverpool if they fail to qualify for Champions League'
Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz says that Philipp Coutinho may leave Liverpool next season if they fail to qualify for the Champions League.
Oct 3, 08:10
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September
Laurent Blanc: 'Shakhtar Donetsk result flattered Paris Saint-Germain'
Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc admits that his side did not deserve their 3-0 Champions League win at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Oct 1, 01:44
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September
Result: Paris Saint-Germain brush Shakhtar Donetsk aside
Goals from Serge Aurier and David Luiz, as well as a Dario Srna own goal, give Paris Saint-Germain a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Lviv.
Sep 30, 21:36
Paris Saint-Germain's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September 30,
Half-Time Report: Paris Saint-Germain punishing Shakhtar Donetsk
Shakhtar Donetsk trail Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 at half time in their Champions League Group A clash.
Sep 30, 20:32
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguyan forward Edinson Cavani is congratulated by teammates after his goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Reims on May 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Shakhtar Donetsk fall to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of travelling Paris Saint-Germain in Group A of the Champions League.
Sep 30, 19:15
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz looks on before the UEFA Champions league quarter-final first leg football match PSG vs FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 15, 2015
Team News: Paris Saint-Germain's David Luiz passed fit for Shakhtar Donetsk test
Brazilian defender David Luiz is fit to start Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League clash against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Sep 30, 18:55
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian midfielder Javier Pastore (L) kicks to score a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and EA Guingamp on September 22, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Result: Angel di Maria opens Ligue 1 account as Paris Saint-Germain beat Guingamp
Angel di Maria scores his first league goal for Paris Saint-Germain as Laurent Blanc's men beat visitors Guingamp 3-0 at the Parc des Princes in Ligue 1.
Sep 22, 21:52
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian midfielder Javier Pastore (L) kicks to score a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and EA Guingamp on September 22, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Half-Time Report: Javier Pastore gives Paris Saint-Germain half-time advantage over Guingamp
Paris Saint-Germain earn a 1-0 half-time lead over visitors Guingamp in Ligue 1, thanks to Javier Pastore's memorable first-half effort from distance.
Sep 22, 20:48
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Alex: 'Marquinhos should leave Paris Saint-Germain'
Brazilian international defender Alex advises his fellow countryman Marquinhos to leave Paris Saint-Germain in order to fulfil his potential.
Sep 22, 19:19
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Malmo FF on September 15, 2015
Result: Angel di Maria, Edinson Cavani score to secure Paris Saint-Germain win
Angel di Maria scores his first Paris Sain-Germain goal as the French champions see off Malmo in their opening Champions League Group A game at Parc des Princes.
Sep 15, 21:37
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts for Paris Saint-Germain against former club Malmo
Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts for Paris Saint-Germain against his former club Malmo in the Champions League group opener at Parc des Princes.
Sep 15, 18:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Malmo - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Paris Saint-Germain beat travelling Malmo 2-0 at the Parc des Princes in Group A of the Champions League.
Sep 15, 18:45
New Paris Saint-Germain's player Argentinian Angel Di Maria Hernandez attends the French L1 football match between Lille and PSG on August 7, 2015
Team News: Angel di Maria makes first Paris Saint-Germain start
Angel di Maria makes his first start for Paris Saint-Germain in Friday's Ligue 1 clash against Bordeaux.
Sep 11, 18:44
Neymar in action for Brazil on November 18, 2014
Result: Neymar leads Brazil past USA
Neymar comes off the bench to score twice as Brazil record a comfortable 4-1 victory over USA.
Sep 9, 04:05
Chelsea's Brazilian player David Luiz (L) celebrates scoring his goal against Manchester City during a Premier League football match at Stamford Bridge in London, England on March 20, 2011
David Luiz hits out at 'disrespectful' Gary Neville over PlayStation comments
David Luiz claims that Gary Neville needs a lesson in respect after the Sky Sports pundit slammed the Brazilian defender in 2011.
Sep 4, 01:36
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CParis Saint-GermainPSG32255281186380
2AS MonacoMonaco321413547361155
3Lyon321571052341852
4Rennes321312750391151
5Nice321481047371050
6Saint-EtienneSt Etienne32146123834448
7Lille32111382924546
8Caen32144143442-846
9Angers32129113532345
10NantesNantes321111102933-444
11Bastia32127133133-243
12Bordeaux321012104150-942
13Marseille3281594338539
14Lorient32912114350-739
15GuingampGuingamp32109133947-839
16Montpellier HSCMontpellier32107153840-237
17Reims3289153547-1233
18Gazelec AjaccioGFC Ajaccio32712133145-1433
19Toulouse32611153449-1529
RTroyes3228222271-4914