Luiz Gustavo

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Luiz Gustavo Dias (born 23 July 1987) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Ligue 1 club Olympique de Marseille and the Brazil national team.

Luiz Gustavo began his career as a left back, but has played mostly as a defensive midfielder in Germany. He has also played as a centre back.

A full international with over 30 caps since his debut in 2011, Luiz Gustavo represented Brazil as they won the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and came fourth at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, both on home soil.