Luiz joins Brazilian club Flamengo

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Former Brazil centre-half David Luiz has joined Rio de Janeiro side Flamengo, the club announced on Saturday.

Luiz, who he been capped 57 times by Brazil, was without a club after leaving Arsenal in July.

"The people demanded it, the heart shook and now he will be wearing the red and black," Flamengo wrote in a tweet.

Luiz played for Benfica and Paris Saint-Germain but enjoyed his best spell with Chelsea, where he won the Champions League, two FA Cups and the English Premier League.

The 34-year-old signed a deal with Flamengo until December 2022.

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