PICTURE: Chelsea star looks tiny next to China's 7ft 9in athlete

Taking a moment away from national duty, Chelsea defender looks dwarfed next to Sun Ming Ming.

Chelsea centre back David Luiz, a 26-year-old who has been pivotal in the Stamford Bridge side's successes in Europe, has been a prominent figure on social media during international week.

Currently on duty with Brazil, who recently beat the Republic of Korea 2-0 on Saturday, Luiz has already achieved YouTube fame for being caught nutmegging Barcelona's £50m star Neymar during a training session.

See also: VIDEO: Chelsea player nutmegs Neymar, others laugh

And now Instagram is abuzz as Luiz uploaded a photograph of him standing next to Sun Ming Ming, a 30-year-old Chinese athlete renowned for his extraordinary 7ft 9in height and his appearances for basketball side the Beijing Ducks.

Brazil face Zambia in another friendly match today, Tuesday (kick off 12:45pm BST).

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