48 Facts About David Luiz

1. David Luiz was on target for Maurizio Sarri's men, who move back into fourth place in the table ahead of Arsenal.

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2. David Luiz was directly at fault for David Brooks goal and could find his starting place in jeopardy while Emerson Palmieri failed to make the most of a rare start at left-back.

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3. David Luiz knocked out after ball to the face during Bournemouth v Chelsea.

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4. David Luiz is a trooper in the truest sense of the word.

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5. David Luiz is able to get back up, albeit looking dazed.

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6. David Luiz will see his current deal at Stamford Bridge expire at the end of the season, meaning that he is currently free to enter into discussions with foreign clubs.

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7. David Luiz is one of the most famous Brazilian footballers, which has helped him charge huge fees for his commercial appearances.

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8. David Luiz was born in a lower-middle-class household in an obscure Sao Paulo municipality, due to which information about his early education isn't available.

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9. David Luiz was transferred with the fee at €25 million to Chelsea on 31st January 2011.

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10. David Luiz rejoined Chelsea in 2016 after a two-year stint at Paris St-Germain, having previously played for the Blues between 2011 and 2014.

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11. David Luiz is ready to sign a contract extension at Chelsea, according to reports in his native Brazil.

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12. David Luiz does have a Premier League title, two FA Cup wins, a Europa League success and a Champions League crown to his name.

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13. David Luiz is close to agreeing a one-year contract extension at Chelsea, Goal understands.

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14. David Luiz said, "My faith gives me the belief that I can go out and perform and improve as a player.

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15. David Luiz partnered Miranda in central defence for the team's first two group matches, before being dropped for Thiago Silva, as Brazil were knocked out by Paraguay in the quarter-finals.

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16. David Luiz was included in the squad for the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013, which was hosted in his native Brazil.

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17. David Luiz was seen as a surprise inclusion in the FIFA World Team of the Year at the 2014 Ballon d'Or awards.

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18. David Luiz was ever-present, appearing in 49 official matches, as Benfica won the league after a five-year wait.

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19. David Luiz made a somewhat tumultuous debut for the club in a UEFA Cup match against Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes, partnering compatriot Anderson in the centre of defence, replacing the injured Luisao.

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20. David Luiz was a member of the Brazilian teams which won the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and reached the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and has represented his nation in two editions of the Copa America.

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21. David Luiz looks more assured but is not a long term fixture in Sarri's plans.

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22. David Luiz says the team will continue to fight in order to stay near the top of the Premier League table.

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23. David Luiz tried to make amends when an on-target header in the 63rd minute, but Wayne Hennessey pushed it out for a corner.

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24. David Luiz has made an unforgettable return to the Stamford Bridge and this Brazilian footballer has always been the center of attention for many.

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25. David Luiz tried to make amends when an on-target header in the 63rd minute, but Wayne.

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26. David Luiz believes incredible start to season is down to Sarri.

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27. David Luiz shows his class by consoling Chelsea loanee Fikayo Tomori after Derby own goal.

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28. David Luiz has praised "great human" Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea continue their flying start to life under the Italian.

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29. David Luiz has hailed Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri for the impact the Italian has had since making the switch to Stamford Bridge.

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30. David Luiz continues to hail Chelsea's amazing spirit, quality, and a bit of luck.

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31. David Luiz insists Chelsea possess plenty of talent besides Hazard.

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32. On this evidence, Antonio Rudiger and David Luiz will not be dislodged any time soon.

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33. David Luiz is clearly enjoying life at Stamford Bridge again after being frozen out under Antonio Conte—he has played every minute of the Premier League campaign and praised Maurizio Sarri.

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34. David Luiz praised "great human" Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea continued their flying start to life under the Italian with a dominant victory at Burnley.

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35. David Luiz believes Chelsea have a 'great opportunity' to win four competitions with Maurizio Sarri.

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36. David Luiz has praised "great human" Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea continued their flying start to the Premier League season with a dominant win at Burnley.

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37. David Luiz believes Chelsea are capable of targeting a stunning Quadruple.

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38. David Luiz says Chelsea have 'great opportunity' to challenge in all four competitions.

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39. David Luiz is a Portuguese citizen, which was acquired during his time at Benfica.

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40. David Luiz is a devout Christian and has named Kaka as his role model.

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41. David Luiz was a member of Brazil's squad for the 2015 Copa America in Chile.

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42. David Luiz was present in every squad during the management of Menezes and was called up to the squad for the Copa America in 2011, but did not make a single appearance at the tournament due to injury.

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43. David Luiz played with the Brazil under-20 team at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2007, with the team being ousted in the round of 16.

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44. On 31 January 2017, David Luiz scored his first goal for the season from a free kick against Liverpool at Anfield.

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45. David Luiz defended himself, saying he was smiling at the Manchester United fans who could be seen screaming insults and laughing at him.

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46. On 22 September 2012, David Luiz signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea.

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47. On 11 January 2009, David Luiz netted his first official goal for Benfica, the game's only in a home success against Braga.

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48. On 30 January 2007, David Luiz joined Portuguese club Benfica as a replacement for Tottenham Hotspur-bound Ricardo Rocha, on loan.

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