10 Facts About Luiz

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

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

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3. 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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4. 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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5. On 22 September 2012, David Luiz signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea.

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6. 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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7. 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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8. David Luiz is in talks to extend his contract at Chelsea, according to The Sun.

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9. David Luiz chalked up his second assist of the season for Chelsea on Saturday against Newcastle.

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10. David Luiz is set to cap a resurgent season with a new Chelsea contract, according to the Brazil international's agent.

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