Lucas Leiva

Lucas Pezzini Leiva (born 9 January 1987), known as Lucas or Lucas Leiva[3] (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈlukɐz ˈlejvɐ]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Serie A club Lazio.

Lucas Leiva
Lucas playing for S.S. Lazio
Personal information
Full name Lucas Pezzini Leiva[1]
Date of birth (1987-01-09) 9 January 1987
Place of birth Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 6
Youth career
2004–2005 Grêmio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Grêmio 38 (4)
2007–2017 Liverpool 247 (1)
2017– Lazio 120 (2)
National team
2007 Brazil U20 9 (4)
2008 Brazil U23 7 (0)
2007–2013 Brazil 24 (0)
Representing  Brazil
Men's football
Olympic Games
2008 BeijingTeam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:59, 23 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Lucas began his career as a box-to-box midfielder at Grêmio where he won the Campeonato Gaúcho in 2006 and 2007. In July 2007 he moved to Liverpool, where he played 347 professional matches over the course of a decade, winning the League Cup in 2012. Between 2010 and 2016 Lucas led the Premier League in tackles per game five times in six seasons.He has the most tackles in Premier League history.[4] He also remains the Brazilian with the most Premier League appearances.[5] He joined Lazio in 2017.

A full international since 2007, he has earned 24 caps and represented Brazil at the 2008 Olympics and 2011 Copa América, winning a bronze medal at the former. He also captained the under-20 team to victory in the 2007 South American Youth Championship.

Club career


Born in Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Lucas began his career at Grêmio as a midfielder in 2005. The following year was a successful year for him, as Grêmio won the Rio Grande do Sul state championship (the Campeonato Gaúcho) for the first time since 2001, and also came third in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. Lucas also became the youngest player ever to receive Placar magazine's Bola de Ouro (Golden Ball), given to the best player in the Campeonato Brasileiro – an honour previously won by the likes of Zico, Falcão, Careca, Alex, Romário, Robinho, Kaká and Carlos Tevez.[6]

His form in 2006 led to reported interest from many major European clubs including offers from top Spanish clubs and Internazionale.[7] It was Liverpool that proved most attractive to the player, however, and on 13 May 2007, the club confirmed they had signed the player from Grêmio before the start of the 2007–08 season.[8] The transfer fee was in the region of £6 million.[9]


On 26 July 2007, he was officially unveiled as a Liverpool player for a fee of £5 million and was given international clearance to compete in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy.[10]

By late November, manager Rafael Benítez gave Lucas his chance to start a game in the Liverpool midfield after easing him in during his first few months at the club. Lucas scored his first goal for Liverpool on 27 January 2008 when he curled a 25-yard shot into the top corner during an FA Cup match against Havant & Waterlooville, becoming the first-ever Brazilian to score for Liverpool.[11]

Lucas playing for Liverpool in 2009

The start of the 2008–09 season signified an important turning point for his career. Many commentators expected him to step up to the next level after completing his first season with the Reds. The Brazilian got off to a good start with a well taken opening goal in a 2–1 friendly win over Swiss side Lucerne in July.[12] He impressed in pre-season games but missed the start of Premier League season due to his selection for the Brazilian Olympic Team in the Beijing Olympics.[13][14]

Lucas returned with a bronze medal and Benítez had high hopes for the Brazilian's future, stating, "This season he will improve because he is a very, very good professional and has experience of the Olympic Games."[15] Lucas noted that Liverpool's squad was much improved from the previous season and relished the opportunity to compete for trophies, despite the increased difficulty of getting a first-team place.[16] However, after a number of disappointing performances,[17][18] both critics and fans voiced concerns about Lucas' quality and his confidence was further knocked when Liverpool fans booed him after a lacklustre draw against Fulham. The criticism irked Benítez and he responded with a passionate defence of the player, saying that "people just don't know how good Lucas is."[19] Benítez also underlined Lucas' credentials, stating that he had been captain for both Grêmio and his national youth team, and that competing for place against Javier Mascherano, Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso was inherently difficult. Lucas' performances in December 2008 for Liverpool drew him much praise from pundits, the highlight being his performance in the 5–1 thrashing of Newcastle United, where he provided an assist for Gerrard.[20][21] Lucas was sent off in a cup tie against Mersey rivals Everton, which Liverpool lost. This compounded his growing unpopularity amongst Liverpool's supporters, after he gave away a late penalty in Liverpool's previous match, a 1–1 draw with Wigan Athletic.[22][23]

On 14 March, Lucas played a key role in Liverpool's 4–1 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford, starting in place of the injured Xabi Alonso. On 14 April, Lucas played against Chelsea in the Champions League, in place of Steven Gerrard. He scored a goal with his long-range effort in the 81st minute deflected off Michael Essien and past goalkeeper Petr Čech to make the score 3–3. Dirk Kuyt's header a minute later briefly gave Liverpool the lead, but Frank Lampard's 89th-minute strike leveled the score to 4–4, with Chelsea winning 7–5 on aggregate to go through to the semi-finals of the tournament.[24]

On 3 May 2009, Lucas scored his first Premier League goal, a header from a free-kick for Liverpool against Newcastle United in a 3–0 win.[25]

Lucas playing for Liverpool in 2012

During the 2009–10 pre-season period, Lucas showed good form scoring Liverpool's only goal in a 2–1 loss against Atlético Madrid. This form earned praise from manager Rafael Benítez, and gained him a start against Tottenham Hotspur for the opening game of the 2009–10 season on 16 August. Liverpool lost 2–1, but Lucas earned praise for a solid performance all round.[26]


On 8 April 2010, Lucas scored his second European goal for Liverpool, scoring in a 4–1 (5–3 aggregate) quarter-final win over Benfica in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals.[27]

In pre-season games before the 2010–11 season, Lucas was made captain of a youthful Liverpool side against Grasshopper.[28] On 16 September 2010, Lucas scored his sixth goal for Liverpool shortly after replacing Ryan Babel in the club's first Europa League group stage match against Steaua București. The goal was Liverpool's third in a 4–1 victory and was scored from 22 yards.[29] On 13 November, Lucas was sent off for the second time in his Liverpool career after being shown a second yellow card in injury time in Liverpool's 2–0 defeat to Stoke City.[30] On 6 December, Lucas was voted the fan's pick for Man of the Match on the official Liverpool website.[31] Lucas assisted a Ryan Babel goal in a 3–0 win over Aston Villa.[32]

Lucas was awarded Liverpool Player of the Year Award in May 2011.[33] On 30 March, Lucas signed a new long term contract at Liverpool.[34]

After an excellent run of form for Liverpool, his season was unfortunately cut short on 1 December 2011, when it was confirmed he was out for the remainder of the season after he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury after he collided with Juan Mata in the 2–0 win over Chelsea in the quarter-final of the League Cup.[35]

On 10 April 2013, Lucas signed a new long term deal with the club.[36] He was a consistent starter in the opening few months of the 2013–14 season as Liverpool put up an unexpected title challenge, though his season was again cut short by injury.[37] His good form saw him make a return to the Brazilian national team's squad.[38]


Martin Škrtel alongside Lucas for Liverpool in 2014

In the initial run of games within the 2014–15 Premier League and other cup competitions, Lucas was rotated in and out of the squad, leading to speculation surrounding a move away from Anfield. He made his comeback, however, as a starter against Ludogorets in the Champions League with a good display.[39] His fine form continued and he started games against Stoke City, Leicester City and Sunderland.[40][41][42] Lucas' good run continued as Liverpool then played against Manchester United, Arsenal, Burnley, Swansea City, Leicester and Sunderland out of which Liverpool only lost to United and then achieved five games without defeat in a row with Lucas as an integral member.[43][44][45][46] Lucas was on the substitute bench on 22 March in a 2–1 defeat against Manchester United after coming back from a six-week injury layoff.[47]

Despite rumours of him leaving Anfield, Lucas was restored to the starting lineup. Following the sacking of manager Brendan Rodgers, Lucas under new manager Jürgen Klopp was praised for his excellent form in the club's 11-game unbeaten run.[48] Lucas made his 300th appearance for Liverpool on 26 January 2016 against Stoke City in the Football League Cup semi-final at Anfield.[49] Lucas captained the side in the Premier League match against Crystal Palace on 8 November, a 2–1 defeat for Liverpool.[50]

On 28 February 2016, Lucas started for Liverpool in central defence in the 2016 Football League Cup Final. He was one of three Liverpool players who failed to score his kick as the team lost 3–1 in a penalty shootout to Manchester City.[51]

On 18 January 2017, Lucas scored his first goal for the club since 16 September 2010, a first-half header in the FA Cup 3rd round replay against Plymouth Argyle.[52] The end of the season marked the completion of Lucas's tenth year as a Liverpool player. In celebration, Lucas had a dinner party thrown in his honour[53] and received a Special Recognition Award presented to him by club legend Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool's postseason award ceremony.[54]


On 18 July 2017, Lucas completed a move to Serie A side Lazio for £5 million, ending his 10-year stay at Liverpool.[55]

Lucas playing for Lazio during a UEFA Europa League game against Dynamo Kyiv, 15 March 2018.

2017–18 season

Lucas made his official debut for the Rome club in a 3–2 win over league champions Juventus in the Supercoppa Italiana, on 13 August.[56] His first goal for the club was in a 2–3 defeat to Zulte Waregem in the final group game of the UEFA Europa League.[57] On 28 February 2018, Lucas missed a penalty during the penalty shootout in Lazio's match against Milan in the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia; which Lazio eventually lost 4–5.[58]

On 15 March, Lucas scored the opening goal in a 2–0 away win over Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Europa League round of sixteen second leg, securing a 4–2 aggregate win and advancement into the quarter-finals of the tournament.[59] On 18 March, Lucas scored his first league goal for the club in a 1–1 draw with Bologna, and on 1 April, he scored in a 6–2 win over Benevento.[60][61]

He finished the season with 50 appearances in all competitions[62] and was named the club's player of the year.[63]

International career

Lucas playing for Brazil in 2011

Lucas is the former captain of the Brazilian under-20 team. He led the team to victory in the 2007 South American Youth Championship, scoring four goals in the process. He was expected to lead the team again in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada in July 2007 and was named in their squad, but an injury in training kept him from playing for three weeks, leading to his withdrawal from the squad.[64]

In October 2006, Lucas was included in the senior Brazilian squad for friendlies against Kuwaiti club Al-Kuwait and Ecuador. Lucas was both the youngest member and one of only two non-Europe based players in a strong squad. He made his debut for Brazil on 7 October 2006 coming on as a second-half substitute against Al-Kuwait. Brazil won the match 4–0, but his appearance did not count as his first cap—the match was not considered an official friendly match by FIFA.[65]

Lucas gained his first official Brazil international cap on 22 August 2007, coming on as a substitute in a friendly against Algeria.[66] In June 2008, Lucas was named in the Brazil squad for an Olympics warm-up match later in the month.[67]

On 19 August, Lucas was shown a red card in the 2008 Olympics semi-final match between Brazil and Argentina, after a challenge on then Liverpool teammate Javier Mascherano, as Argentina ran out 3–0 winners. In August 2009, Lucas was recalled to the senior Brazil squad in place of Flamengo's Kléberson, who was absent through injury. After missing out on the Brazil world cup squad in South Africa, Lucas played the full 90 minutes in a friendly against the United States on 10 August 2010.[68]

On 17 July 2011, Lucas was shown a straight red card in the 2011 Copa América play-off quarter final against Paraguay, after an extra time altercation with Antolín Alcaraz. Brazil went on to lose the match on penalties after the match had finished all square after 90 minutes.[69]

Style of play

Although he is primarily deployed as a defensive midfielder, Lucas is also capable of playing as a makeshift central defender, due to his tackling ability; between 2010 and 2016 Lucas led the Premier League in tackles per game five times in six seasons.[4] An efficient midfielder, despite not being particularly quick, prolific, skilful, or creative on the ball, he is a hard-tackling player, who is known for his work-rate, stamina, and tenacity on the pitch, as well as his tactical intelligence and professionalism as a footballer.Often called the ‘Coldplay’ of footballers. [70]

Personal life

Lucas is the nephew of former Brazilian footballer Leivinha[71] and also holds an Italian passport due to his descent from the country.[70]

In addition to his native Portuguese, Lucas can also speak Scouse, English,[72] Spanish,[73] and Italian.[74]

Career statistics


As of match played 23 May 2021[75]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Grêmio 2005 Série B 30000030
2006 Série A 32441160525
2007 3000928[lower-alpha 1]1203
Total 3844125281758
Liverpool 2007–08[76] Premier League 18041307[lower-alpha 2]0321
2008–09[77] 251202110[lower-alpha 2]1393
2009–10[78] 350200013[lower-alpha 3]1501
2010–11[79] 330101012[lower-alpha 4]1471
2011–12[80] 1200030150
2012–13[81] 26010004[lower-alpha 4]0310
2013–14[82] 2701010290
2014–15[83] 20030504[lower-alpha 2]0320
2015–16[84] 26010507[lower-alpha 4]0400
2016–17[85] 2404130311
Total 24711822415733467
Lazio 2017–18[86] Serie A 362409[lower-alpha 4]21[lower-alpha 5]0504
2018–19[87] 270504[lower-alpha 4]0360
2019–20[88] 250103[lower-alpha 4]01[lower-alpha 5]0300
2020–21[89] 320005[lower-alpha 2]0370
Total 1202100212201534
Career total 40573234938662057419
  1. Appearance(s) in the Copa Libertadores
  2. Appearance(s) in the UEFA Champions League
  3. Five appearances in the UEFA Champions League, eight appearances and one goal in the UEFA Europa League
  4. Appearance(s) in the UEFA Europa League
  5. Appearance in the Supercoppa Italiana






At the end of the 2016–17 season, Lucas received a commemorative trophy to mark 10 years at the club.


  • Série B: 2005
  • Campeonato Gaúcho: 2006, 2007



  • Coppa Italia: 2018–19[92]
  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2017,[93] 2019


  • Bola de Ouro: 2006[94]
  • Bola de Prata: 2006[95]
  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2006[96]
  • Liverpool Player of the Year: 2010–11[33]
  • Lazio Player of the Season: 2017–18,[63] 2018–19[97]


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