David Luiz Biography
- Age: 30 years old
- Birth Nation: Brazil
- Height: 6 Feet
- Name: David Luiz
- Birth Name: David Luiz Moreira Marinho
- Father: Ladislau Marinho
- Mother: Regina Célia Marinho
- Nationality: Brazilian
- Birth Place/City: Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
- Profession: Footballer
- Working For: Football player
- Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia 9
David Luiz Moreira Marinho is a Brazilian footballer who was born on April 22, 1987 in Diadema. He professionally plays football as a defender with squad number 4 from theBrazilian national football team and from Chelsea Football Club. Playing football was his most favourite passtime as a child. He was born to Ladislau Marinho and Regina Celia Marinho. He has a sibling named Isabelle Moreira Marinho.
Career (Vitoria, Benfica and Chelsea)
David began his career in his homeland Brazil with Club Vitoria, he made his debut as a teenage left-back and caught the attention of the national team set-up as he represented Brazil at the 2007 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Canada.Moving to Benfica in 2007,he missed almost all of his first season through injury but, once recovered, was converted into a centre-back.In that position,he impressed so much he was named Portugal's Player of the Year in 2010. Starting all but one game in Benfica's title-winning season, he also caught the eye of new Brazil coach Mano Menezes and made his senior debut against the United States a month after the World Cup.
David oficially moved to Chelsea on 30th January 2011.On 1 March, David Luiz scored his first goal for Chelsea, firing in a half volley to help the Blues come from behind to win 2–1 against Manchester United, at Stamford Bridge and with a late penalty kick by Frank Lampard , Chelsea got their wininng score. On 20 March, he scored his second goal for the Blues, heading in from a free kick against Manchester City, and again receiving the Man of the match award, as well as the Player of the Month for March.The team from where he plays i.e. Chelsea has already lifted SuperLiga in 2010, Confederations Cup in 2013, FA Cup in 2012, Champions League in 2012 and Europa League in 2013.On 7 September 2012, he became the captain on the Barzilian national team
Marriage, Affairs, Market value and Achievements
David Luiz was awarded the Barclays Man of the Match award for his performance. He is Versatile and powerful, his speed, aerial ability and technical skills stand out. He can be caught out positionally and his ability to remain focused remains a serious concern.David Luiz is Quick and technically superb and he is one of the most exciting and unpredictable centre-backs in the game.David Luiz said "I'm a central defender, and that's the position I feel most comfortable in, but I'd play in goal or up front if I had to. I can only be grateful for having the privilege to do a job I love”.He has reached to the level of success after having several hard days where he had to compromise. His current market value(Net Worth) is 26,000,000 Euros. His annual salary is 669,000 Euros. Davis stands 6ft 2 inches tall and weighs 73 kg. He is currently dating with Sara Madeira in the mid of 2014 and there is no any sign of his marriage with girlfriend.
- Last modified : 29 May, 2014
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