DAVID LUIZ

  • Champions League: David Luiz scores as PSG shock Barcelona 3-2 October 1, 2014

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain set this season's Champions League alight on Tuesday with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lionel Messi's Barcelona in Group F. David Luiz and midfielder Marco Verratti scored their first goals for PSG as the French club produced its best performance of the season to defeat a Barcelona side...
  • World Cup 2014: Sad Brazil players apologise to fans after another heavy loss July 13, 2014

    Brasilia: Hosts Brazil lost 30 to the Netherlands in their final World Cup match on Saturday and their players apologised to fans after another hugely disappointing performance in the thirdplace match. "I don't think we deserved for it to end like this," captain Thiago Silva said in a televised interview. "We need...
  • As it happened: Brazil vs Netherlands, thirdplace playoff July 13, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the thirdplace playoff match between Brazil and Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany by beating the...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil playing for 'honour and dignity', says captain July 12, 2014

    Brasilia: The Brazil players could not be more motivated ahead of Saturday's World Cup thirdplace match against the Netherlands and will be fighting to restore their "honour and dignity", captain Thiago Silva said on Friday. Brazil's dream of winning a sixth World Cup, and a first on home soil, was shattered...
  • Is this the end of Brazil's unquestioned supremacy in world football? July 9, 2014

    Brazil faced the most humiliating defeat in Belo Horizonte when Germany thrashed them 71 in the World Cup semifinal. ...
  • World Cup 2014: I ask for the forgiveness of the Brazilian people, says Luiz July 9, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Brazil's stunned football stars struggled to explain one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history after they lost their semifinal 71 to Germany on Tuesday. "It is difficult to explain the inexplicable," said 34yearold goalkeeper Julio Cesar after the record defeat. "We had the worst game of our lives...
  • World Cup, Brazil v Germany SF: as it happened July 9, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Germany will meet toughtackling Brazil headon when football's titans clash with the host nation desperate to win the title for injured superstar Neymar. Joachim Loew's Germany want...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil beat Colombia to face Germany in semis July 5, 2014

    Fortaleza: Brazil made their way into the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 12 years, with goals coming from defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz in a 21 win over Colombia on Friday. Brazil, who had been eliminated in the quarterfinals at the last two World Cups, will...
  • World Cup 2014: FIFA confirms Luiz as Brazil's scorer against Chile June 29, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: FIFA has confirmed David Luiz as the scorer of Brazil's goal in the World Cup match against Chile. Saturday's secondround match finished 11 after extra time before Brazil won a penalty shootout. FIFA says its technical study group ruled that Luiz, not Chile defender Gonzalo Jara, got the...
  • Chelsea's David Luiz signs 5year deal with PSG June 13, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain has completed the transfer of David Luiz from Chelsea, with the Brazil international signing a fiveyear deal with the French champions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it will reportedly make Luiz the world's most expensive defender. Chelsea and PSG both announced the deal last month...
  • Chelsea defender David Luiz set for Paris St Germain move May 24, 2014

    French champions Paris St Germain have agreed terms with Chelsea to sign Brazil defender David Luiz, the clubs said on Friday. "The move is now subject to David Luiz agreeing personal terms with PSG and passing a medical examination," Premier League club Chelsea said on their website (www.chelseafc.com). British media reported that...
  • World Cup pressure giving Brazil's Luiz sleepless nights May 21, 2014

    Brazil defender David Luiz says he is having sleepless nights worrying about the World Cup, while his team mate Dani Alves describes the intense pressure of being tournament hosts as "delicious". "We are anxious, I wish it was starting tomorrow," Luiz said at a commercial event in Sao Paulo on Tuesday. "Some...
  • I have chosen Brazil's World Cup squad: Luiz Felipe Scolari April 25, 2014

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari knows his 23-man squad for the World Cup finals and has chosen Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Julio Cesar and Fred to act as captains, he said on Thursday. "I have no doubts," Scolari said at the Sao Judas Tadeu University in Sao Paulo after a conference...
  • Pastore's late strike takes PSG to 3-1 win over Chelsea April 3, 2014

    Paris: Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho called his team's defending "a joke" after Paris Saint-Germain scored deep into injury time on Wednesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead into their Champions League quarter-final return leg next week. A second straight defeat has turned the pressure back on Mourinho's Chelsea side, with big-spending...
  • Samuel Eto'o strikes as Chelsea down Liverpool 21 December 29, 2013

    London: Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto'o scored firsthalf goals as Chelsea came from behind to secure a 21 win over title rival Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back in...
  • Jose Mourinho to hang on to David Luiz in January December 13, 2013

    Cobham, England: Jose Mourinho will keep faith with David Luiz despite persistent rumours of a January move away from Chelsea for the maverick Brazil centre back. The Chelsea boss said the outoffavour Luiz will partner John Terry in Saturday's Premier League derby against strugglers Crystal Palace, allowing Gary Cahill to rest...
  • David Luiz mum on Barcelona rumours August 13, 2013

    Basel: Brazil and Chelsea defender David Luiz has declined to comment on rumours of his possible transfer to Spanish football giants Barcelona after his arrival in Basel for a friendly between Switzerland and Brazil. Barcelona, after recruiting young Brazilian forward Neymar in June, now want the Chelsea defender and are willing...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday August 12, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. We don't want to sell Wayne Rooney, says David Moyes Rooney, who was sold by Moyes 10 years ago from Everton, has been targeted by Chelsea but...
  • Dani Alves urges Chelsea defender David Luiz to join Barcelona August 12, 2013

    According to a report in THESPORTREVIEW, Brazilian right back Dani Alves has admitted that he would be delighted to see David Luiz join Barcelona from Chelsea this summer. The La Liga champions are said to have had a bid for the Brazilian defender turned down by the Blues earlier this month. Alves...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday August 8, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Cesc Fabregas dismisses Barcelona exit talk Manchester United boss David Moyes is trying to bring the 26yearold Spain international back to the Premier League. Read more Ireland winger McClean...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday July 31, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester United to smash transfer record in Cesc Fabregas bid The Daily Mail believes that United will submit a bid of around 35million pounds for the midfielder, which...
  • Bayern Munich will not buy David Luiz: Pep Guardiola July 31, 2013

    Munich: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has denied rumours that the German football club are looking to sign defender David Luiz from Chelsea. Guardiola was reported to have asked the Bavarian club to buy Luiz after his side lost to Borussia Dortmund 24 in the German Supercup last Saturday. But the...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday July 29, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? The 26yearold defender has returned for preseason with Chelsea under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho and Guardiola...
  • Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? July 29, 2013

    According to a report in The Sun, Bayern Munich's new boss Pep Guardiola is interested in Chelsea defender David Luiz and is expected to make a 40 million pound bid for the Brazilian. The 26yearold has returned for preseason with Chelsea, under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho and Guardiola is...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Saturday July 27, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Saturday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Napoli sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid Napoli offered 31.8 million pounds to Real Madrid for Higuain, with the Argentina international signing a fiveyear deal. Read more here Gareth...
  • Barcelona to offer 29 million Euros for Chelsea defender Luiz July 27, 2013

    According to a report in popular football website, Goal.com, Barcelona are reportedly preparing a 29 million Euro offer for Chelsea's Brazilian center back David Luiz. Luiz has been a key player in Chelsea's defense since his arrival at Stamford Bridge in 2011 from Benfica, helping the team win the Champions League...
  • No player exchange involved in Rooney bid: Mourinho July 17, 2013

    London: Chelsea have made a straightcash bid for Manchester United's unsettled striker Wayne Rooney, the London club's manager Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday. The Portuguese coach said they had made an offer for the 27yearold, who is rumoured to be unhappy in his current situation at United. The Chelsea coach said that...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday July 9, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Liverpooltarget Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund completed the signing of Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk in a club record deal on Tuesday. Read more Former...
  • Barcelona make 30millionpound bid for David Luiz: report July 9, 2013

    La Liga champions Barcelona have reportedly bid a whopping 30 million for Chelsea defender David Luiz, as reported by the website champonsleague.ca on Tuesday. Barcelona are keen to bring the Brazilian striker to Nou Camp despite Chelsea not showing any intentions of selling Luiz. Barca are eyeing Luiz to shore...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday July 2, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Steve McClaren joins Queens Park Rangers' coaching staff Former England soccer manager Steve McClaren has joined the backroom team at relegated Queens Park Rangers, the club said on...