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Getting to Know - David De Gea

Getting to Know - David De Gea
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - David De Gea Quintana

Date of Birth - 7th November 1990

Place of Birth - Madrid, Spain

Position - Goalkeeper

Height - 1.92m (6 ft 4 in)

Youth Career -
2003-2008 - Atlético Madrid

Senior Career -
2008-2009 - Atlético Madrid B
2009-2011 - Atlético Madrid
2011- Manchester United

International Career -
2004 - Spain U15
2007 - Spain U17
2007-2009 - Spain U19
2009 - Spain U20
2009-2013 - Spain U21
2012 - Spain U23
2014+ Spain

Interesting Facts -

1 - De Gea joined Manchester United in 2011, for a fee of £17.8 million.

2 - After he was made the first-choice goalkeeper for Atlético Madrid, De Gea helped the squad win both the UEFA Super Cup and the UEFA Europa League in 2010.

3 - De Gea has been praised as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

4 - De Gea was the captain of the Spain U21 squad, a team that won the European Championship in 2011 and 2013. They also competed in the 2012 Olympics.

5 - De Gea made his debut for Spain in 2014 and was selected for the team for the World Cup in that year.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Wednesday August 12 2015
Time: 2:11PM

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