PICTURE: David Luiz as a Chelsea Pensioner

David Luiz stole the show dressed up as a Chelsea Pensioner to celebrate his joint birthday with teammate John Obi Mikel.

We all love David Luiz because he has the ability to put a smile on your face and if you don’t like him, then what’s wrong with you?

If he’s not cracking in a shot from 40 yards out, having burst forward from a defensive position, he’s up to some sort of mischief which takes irony to a whole new level.

It’s one of the lighter sides to his personality as a professional sportsman and it’s encouraging for Chelsea fans to see that he doesn’t appear to be ready to leave London this summer, contrary to several reports.

Fortunately Marko Marin had the good sense to take some pictures of his fancy dress birthday party, which shows him paying tribute to the Chelsea Pensioners with the full classic costume.

Plenty of his teammates tried to steal the show though I’m still not entirely sure what Eden Hazard is supposed to be and I think that’s Fernando Torres trying to steal the show as Zorro.

Take a look;

David Luiz's Chelsea Fancy Dress Party

Did he pull it off?

images: © Twitter/MM_MarkoMarin, © Ben Sutherland

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