Date: 12th August 2015 at 2:11pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

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.