David de Gea Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Feb, 2019
Facts of David de Gea
Date of Birth: 1990 , November-7
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Spain
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name David de Gea
Birth Name David de Gea Quintana
Father Jose De Gea
Mother Marivi De Gea
Nationality Spanish
Birth Place/City Madrid
Ethnicity White
Profession player
Net Worth $17.77 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Hazel
Weight in KG 82 KG
Girlfriend Edurne García Almagro
Married Not Yet
Education N/A
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David de Gea Quintana is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. 

Early Life And Education Of David de Gea 

David de Gea was born David de Gea Quintana on 7 November 1990. He was born in Madrid, Spain. He was raised in his native birthplace Spain with his family. He was born in a wealthy family and his childhood football dreams were fulfilled by his parents allowing him by joining football academy.

His nationality is Spanish. His ethnicity is White. This star footballer's zodiac sign is Scorpio. There is no updated information about his parents and siblings.

With his keen interest in football, he joined Atletico Madrid at the age of 13. His hard work led him to get a 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 center of attraction in world football.

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.

David de Gea's Profissional Career

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 he was criticized a lot by fans and Manchester legends.

His performance in 2012- 2013 season for United was world class. David made super saves in all United games and he presented himself as the top goalkeeper. With his fantastic performance, Manchester United won the premier league. He was also nominated 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. 

David De Gea is a Soccer player he has also great interest in other sports he has been spotted playing Basketball, Skirting. He is a simple guy and he is very much famous among his friend and teammates for his kind and helping nature.

David de Gea's Personal Life 

David's sexual orientation seems to be straight. He has been in a relationship with famous Spanish singer and TV presenter Edurne García Almagro. They are not married yet but maybe they are thinking of it in the future.

David and his girlfriend Edurne are often spotted together attending parties and various sports function. They are one of the perfect couples in soccer. There are no affairs of David excluding Edurne. David is also renowned for his extraordinary hairstyle. David's and Manchester United fan has copied his haircut. 

David is a tall guy with a height of six feet 4 inches. He is a current salary with a new deal with Manchester United in 2015 is two hundred thousand Euros per week.

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