David Luiz

1987 - Today

David Luiz

David Luiz Moreira Marinho (born 22 April 1987) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Arsenal and the Brazil national team. Primarily a centre back, he can also be deployed as a defensive midfielder.After starting out at Vitória, he 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 4,002,161 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 773rd most popular soccer player.

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  • 51.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, David Luiz ranks 770 out of 13,233Before him are Paul Scholes, Gabriel Hanot, Helmuth Duckadam, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Marek Hamšík, and Jack Charlton. After him are Bruno Metsu, Bixente Lizarazu, Poul Nielsen, Anatoly Tarasov, Juan José Nogués, and Aritatsu Ogi.

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Among people born in 1987, David Luiz ranks 16Before him are Zac Efron, Maria Sharapova, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Cesc Fàbregas, Blake Lively, and Marek Hamšík. After him are Lee Min-ho, Sami Khedira, Arda Turan, Leonardo Bonucci, Ellen Page, and Samir Nasri.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, David Luiz ranks 187 out of 1,296Before him are Preguinho (1905), Diego Costa (1988), Dirceu (1952), Glauber Rocha (1939), Tim (null), and Fernando Meirelles (1955). After him are Café Filho (1899), Maria Bethânia (1946), Epitácio Pessoa (1865), Vanderlei Luxemburgo (1952), Afonso Pena (1847), and Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, David Luiz ranks 78Before him are Oscar (1954), Clodoaldo (1949), Preguinho (1905), Diego Costa (1988), Dirceu (1952), and Tim (null). After him are Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943), Jair da Costa (1940), Lúcio (1978), Bauer (1925), Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921), and Domingos da Guia (1912).

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