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David de Gea
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De Gea with Spain in 2017
Personal information
Full name David de Gea Quintana
Date of birth 7 November 1990 (1990-11-07) (age 30)
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.92 m
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 1
Youth career
2003–2008 Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Atlético Madrid B 35 (0)
2009–2011 Atlético Madrid 57 (0)
2011– Manchester United 303 (0)
National team
2004 Spain U15 12 (0)
2007 Spain U17 15 (0)
2007–2009 Spain U19 15 (0)
2009 Spain U20 1 (0)
2009–2013 Spain U21 27 (0)
2012 Spain U23 5 (0)
2014– Spain 41 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:53, 1 March 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:03, 15 October 2019 (UTC)

David de Gea Quintana (born 7 November 1990) is a Spanish footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Manchester United and the Spain national team. Many people think he is among one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

He started playing at the senior level for Atlético Madrid in 2009. He has been playing for United since 2011 and has won a Golden Glove in the 2018/19 season during his career with them.

De Gea made his debut for the Spain national team in 2014 and played with them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 1 March 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Madrid B 2008–09 Segunda División B 35 0 35 0
Atlético Madrid 2009–10 La Liga 19 0 7 0 9 0 35 0
2010–11 La Liga 38 0 5 0 5 0 1 0 49 0
Total 57 0 12 0 14 0 1 0 84 0
Manchester United 2011–12 Premier League 29 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 39 0
2012–13 Premier League 28 0 5 0 1 0 7 0 41 0
2013–14 Premier League 37 0 0 0 4 0 10 0 1 0 52 0
2014–15 Premier League 37 0 5 0 1 0 43 0
2015–16 Premier League 34 0 6 0 1 0 8 0 49 0
2016–17 Premier League 35 0 1 0 5 0 3 0 1 0 45 0
2017–18 Premier League 37 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 46 0
2018–19 Premier League 38 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 47 0
2019–20 Premier League 28 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 31 0
Total 303 0 20 0 14 0 52 0 4 0 393 0
Career total 395 0 32 0 14 0 66 0 5 0 512 0

International

As of match played 15 October 2019
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Spain 2014 3 0
2015 4 0
2016 11 0
2017 7 0
2018 13 0
2019 3 0
Total 41 0


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