Twitter is as baffled as we are at the inclusion of David Luiz in the FIFA FIFPro World XI 7 years ago

Twitter is as baffled as we are at the inclusion of David Luiz in the FIFA FIFPro World XI

Has everyone forgotten the World Cup semi-final already?

Apparently, a significant number of the 50,000 or so professional footballers tasked with selecting the FIFA FifPro World XI for 2014 have conveniently forgotten that game, where Luiz was particularly bad in Brazil’s shocking 7-1 defeat to eventual World Champions Germany.

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Despite his performance in that game and a few more high-profile lapses of concentration for which he’s renowned throughout the year, Luiz still managed to find his way into a team alongside Ballon d’Or nominees Manuel Neuer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi amongst others.

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It was a decision that very few people on Twitter could understand.

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