David de Gea

David de Gea Quintana was born on 7 November 1990 in Madrid, Spain. His nationality is Spanish. His ethnicity is White. This star footballer's zodiac sign is Scorpio. There is no updated information about his siblings. The only fact is that he raised in wealthy family and his parents allowed him to begin his football career in one of the best Spanish youth academies.

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With his keen interest in football, he joined Atletico Madrid at the age of 13. His hard work led him to get contract in 2008 at the age of 17. His great performance in Madrid made him one of the growing stars in football. He made himself a centre of attraction in world football. When he played in Atlético Madrid, de Gea attracted the attention of the best European teams, because his talent and youth were estimated very high both at professional level and on the transfer market.

His performance also attracted English club Manchester United FC. Later he joined Manchester in British record fee for any goalkeeper. He joined United for 17.5 million Euros in June 2011. On 23 July 2011, De Gea made his debut for Manchester United in a friendly with Chicago Fire, united won 3-1. De Gea made his first premier league appearance against West Bromwich Albion. His performance at United was shaky at first; he made many mistakes during his initial matches for whom fans and Manchester legends criticized him a lot.

His performance in 2012- 2013 season for United was world class. David made super saves in all united games and he presented himself as top goalkeeper. With his fantastic performance, Manchester United won premier league. He was also in nomination for young player of the year and Golden Glove. Since 2012- 2013 season he has been playing for Manchester United as starting goalkeeper.

He has also replaced veteran Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas for Spain's international matches. David is currently one of the top goalkeepers of the world. He is been chasing by top clubs to replace their keeper with him. Despite huge interest from Spanish Giant Real Madrid FC, he signed long-term deal with Manchester United in 2015.

As to the personal life in his biography, David has been in relationship with famous Spanish singer and TV presenter Edurne García Almagro. They are not married yet but maybe they are thinking for it in future. David and his girlfriend often attend parties and various sports function together. They are one of perfect couple in soccer. There are no any affairs of David excluding Edurne.

David is also renowned for his extra ordinary hairstyle. David's and Manchester United fan has copied his haircut. David is tall man with height six feet 4 inches. He is current salary with new deal with Manchester United in 2015 is two hundred thousand Euros per week. David also has an estimated net worth of $17.77 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 7 Nov, 1990
Age: 29 yrs
Occupations: Association football player
Citizenship: Spain
Birth Place: Madrid
Gender: Male
Description: Spanish association football player
Net Worth 2021: 75 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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