Luiz Araujo was born June 2, 1996, in Taquaritinga, Brazil. He is a forward in Major League Soccer.
Araújo began the 2020–21 season as a 83rd minute substitute against Rennais in a 1–1 draw. He then scored two goals in two matches on September 13th and September 20th against Metz and Marseille. His goal against Metz was the only goal in the 1–0 victory and the opening goal in the 1–1 draw against Marseille. Araújo made his debut for Lille in their opening match of the UEFA Europa League group stage on October 22, 2020 in a 4–1 away victory against Sparta Prague. Lille would go on to finish 2nd in their group and qualify for the knock-outs. On 3 December, he suffered an injury during the club's home match against Sparta Prague, leaving Araújo out until 2021.
Araújo returned to the pitch for Lille on January 17, 2021 against Reims. On April 16, Araújo scored the equalizer for Lille in a 1–1 draw against Montpellier. The draw helped keep Lille six points ahead of Paris Saint-Germain for the league title. The title was soon secured during the final match on May 23rd against Angers, with Lille winning by just a point over Paris Saint-Germain. Araújo came on as a 82nd minute substitute during the 2–1 away victory.
On August 1, 2021, Araújo played his final match for Lille, in the Trophée des Champions against Paris Saint-Germain. He started and played 85 minutes as Lille secured a 1–0 victory at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv.
On August 6, 2021, Araújo signed with Major League Soccer side Atlanta United as a designated player. He made his debut for the club on August 18th against Toronto FC, playing 67 minutes in a 1–0 victory at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Araújo scored his first goal for the club on September 15th, converting after getting the ball 50 yards from goal, spinning past his defender, running and curling his shot into the left corner in the 5th minute, as Atlanta United won 4–0 at home.