Player Profile

David de Gea

David de Gea

1 Goalkeeper

Nationality :Spain
Date Of Birth :November 7, 1990
Height :192cm
Weight :76kg

David de Gea is a Spanish professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for the Spain national team and Premier League club Manchester United. He was born on 7 November 1990 in Madrid, Spain.

QUICK FACTS

Full nameDavid de Gea Quintana 
Date of birth7 November 1990 (age 32) 
Place of birthMadrid, Spain
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 
Position(s)Goalkeeper

David de Gea Biography, EarlyLife

David de Gea was born on 7 November 1990, in Madrid, Spain. His playing career with Atlético Madrid, rising through the academy system at the club before making his senior debut in 2009, aged 18. After being made Atlético’s first-choice goalkeeper, he helped the team win the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup in 2010. His performances subsequently attracted the attention of Manchester United, and De Gea joined the club in 2011 for £18.9 million, a British record for a goalkeeper at the time.

David de Gea Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

David de Gea’s Height, And Weight

Heightin centimeters- 192 cm
in meters- 1.92 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 83 kg
in Pounds- 183 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde

Career

De Gea made his International debut on 8 June 2014 when he replaced Iker Casillas for the last seven minutes of the match against El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly victory. He was selected as a third-choice goalkeeper in Spain’s final squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup but was the only member of the squad not to feature at that World Cup.

On 31 May 2016, he was named in Spain’s final squad for UEFA Euro 2016. He started their opening match against the Czech Republic in Toulouse, keeping a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory. He followed up with another clean sheet against Turkey in a 3-0 win for Spain. He conceded two goals in the next game against Croatia as Spain lost the match 2-1. Spain was eliminated in the round of 16 with a 2-0 defeat against Italy.

Rise to glory

After being promoted to Atletico Madrid’s first team in the year 2009, De Gea was made the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. He helped them win both the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup in 2010.

His impressive performances attracted the attention of Manchester United, whom he joined in June 2011 for a whopping £18.9 million, a British record for a goalkeeper at that time. After playing more than 80 games for Atletico Madrid, De Gea made his switch to Manchester United. The Spaniard won the Premier League in 2013 and also won the Europa League and English FA Cup with the Red Devils. It’s been over a decade since De Gea joined United and the Spaniard is still the first-choice goalkeeper of the club. He has played 486 games for United and looks very likely to complete 500 games for United.

Club Career

De Gea got the opportunity to play for Atletico Madrid’s first team when first-choice goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo was away on international duty. He made his debut in September 2009, coming on as a substitute after Roberto was injured after 27 minutes of Atletico’s UEFA Champions League Group stage match against Porto. De Gea conceded two late goals as Atletico lost 2-0. Three days later, he made his La Liga debut against Real Zaragoza.

He finished the 2009-10 season as the number-one goalkeeper. He won two Man of the Match awards against Athletic Bilbao and Valencia. He started the 2010-11 impressively as he helped Atletico win the season’s UEFA Super Cup. He went on to play in every La Liga match for the team as they finished seventh in the points table.

De Gea made his first appearance for Manchester United in a 3-1 friendly win over Chicago Fire on 23 July 2011. He made his league debut against West Bromwich Albion, where he received criticism for failing to save Shane Long’s goal during a 2-1 victory.

De Gea has made 486 appearances for Manchester United since he joined them in 2011. He has been their ace goalkeeper for all these years and has won them so many matches with his brilliant goalkeeping skills and saves.

In May 2016, David De Gea became the first player ever to win Manchester United’s Player of the Year for a third consecutive season. He also won BBC Match of the Day Save of the Season for the third consecutive year.

On 2 December 2017, De Gea equaled the Premier League record for the most number of saves in a single game as he made 14 saves in a 3-1 win against Arsenal and eventually won the Man of the Match award. He has helped Manchester United to win the Premier League 2012-13 season, FA Cup 2015-16, EFL Cup 2016-17, UEFA Europa League 2016-17, and FA Community Shield in 2011, 2013 and 2016.

David de Gea’s Net Worth

De Gea has a net worth of $57.2 million and he is the world’s highest-paid goalkeeper. He earns up to 3.8 million pounds per year just from endorsements.

David de Gea’s Girlfriend, Dating

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

David de Gea Car Collection

David and his partner Edurne have been seen driving their automobiles around Manchester several times. The gloveman also drives one of the cars to the training.

CarsPrice
Aston Martin Vantage£160k
Mercedes Benz Vito£32k
Chevrolet Captiva SUV£27k
Mercedes Benz GLE class coupe£62k
Red Audi RS5£62k

Transfer Value and History

David de Gea’s transfer market value by year

€15.00m

Current market value as of the 2022/2023 season

Club Atlético de Madrid -> Manchester United FC

David de Gea Awards

Victories

 Premier League1logo Manchester United2013
 FA Cup1logo Manchester United2016
 League Cup2logo Manchester United2017logo Manchester United2023
 Community Shield3logo Manchester United2011logo Manchester United2013logo Manchester United2016
 UEFA U-21 Championship2logo Spain2011logo Spain2013
 Super Cup1logo Atlético Madrid2010
 Europa League2logo Atlético Madrid2010logo Manchester United2017

Runner-ups

 Copa del Rey1logo Atlético Madrid2010
 Premier League3logo Manchester United2012logo Manchester United2018logo Manchester United2021
 FA Cup1logo Manchester United2018
 Nations League A1logo Spain2021
 Super Cup1logo Manchester United2017
 Europa League1logo Manchester United2021

FAQ

What is the market value of David de Gea?

His market value is €15.00m.

What is the height of David de Gea?

His height is 6 feet 4 inches.

What is the age of David de Gea?

His age is 32 years as of 2023.

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