David Luiz

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David Luiz Moreira Marinho (born 22 April 1987) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Flamengo. Primarily a centre back, he can also be deployed as a defensive midfielder.After starting out at Vitoria, David Luiz moved to Benfica, remaining with the club for five seasons (three complete). He joined Chelsea in January 2011, winning the UEFA Champions League during the 2011–12 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Luiz has received more than 5,483,447 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). David Luiz is the 1,135th most popular soccer player (down from 770th in 2019), the 270th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 187th in 2019) and the 119th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, David Luiz ranks 1,135 out of 16,923Before him are Álvaro Arbeloa, Attilio Ferraris, Hannes Löhr, Henning Jensen, Josip Katalinski, and Savo Milošević. After him are Jordi Alba, José Luis Brown, Iñaki Sáez, Ladislav Novák, Sérgio Conceição, and Štefan Čambal.

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Among people born in 1987, David Luiz ranks 22Before him are Arda Turan, Sami Khedira, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Elliot Page, Marek Hamšík, and Dries Mertens. After him are Julian Nagelsmann, Leonardo Bonucci, Samir Nasri, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Naya Rivera, and Blaise Matuidi.

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Among people born in Brazil, David Luiz ranks 270 out of 1,947Before him are Ary Barroso (1903), Roberto Dinamite (1954), Ruy Barbosa (1849), Luiz Gonzaga (1912), Antônio Fagundes (1949), and Edmundo (1971). After him are Carlos Luz (1894), Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Oswald de Andrade (1890), Maxwell (1981), and Carvalho Leite (1912).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, David Luiz ranks 119Before him are Márcio Amoroso (1974), Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus (1965), Nílton de Sordi (1931), Felipe Melo (1983), Roberto Dinamite (1954), and Edmundo (1971). After him are Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), Antônio Carlos Zago (1969), and Zequinha (1934).

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