Spanish-born David de Gea plays professional football for “Manchester United” and the Spanish national team. He is regarded as the world’s best goalkeeper. He has played in over 300 games for his team since joining Manchester United in 2011 and has significantly contributed to making them one of the most talented teams in the “Premier League.” David was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, and has played football ever since. At the age of 13, he joined Atletico Madrid.
He was eventually chosen for the senior team in 2009, and ever since then, he has continued to rise to the top. He was a key contributor to his team’s success in the 2010 UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Europa League. He received the “Matt Busby Player of the Year” award for three years beginning with the 2013–2014 season. He did, however, make history by becoming the first football player to receive the honor. He has been a member of the national senior team since 2014 after leading the national “U-21” team to victories at the “European Championships” in 2011 and 2013.
On November 7, 1990, David de Gea was born in Madrid, Spain. His mother Marivi worked as a maid, and his father Jose was a former goalkeeper. Before she gave birth to her family’s lone child, David, she had been married for a considerable amount of time; David was born when her parents were in their 40s. Although David had a passion for sports, his mother encouraged him to put more of an emphasis on his studies. Because of this, David excelled in both divisions, but football eventually overtook other interests for him. David was fortunate to benefit from the best training opportunities because his father was a former football player. David began as a fielder but grew up to be a promising goalkeeper. His early coach claimed that he was offensive on the outside and had natural talent. He participated on the school team as a midfielder. In addition, he fell in love with goalkeeping at the age of 14 while playing or as a defender. He always gave it his all when playing goalie. He made the decision to improve his goalkeeping abilities after being motivated by his father. He was a tall young man who enjoyed playing basketball. He started playing football when he joined “Atletico Madrid” at the age of 13. At the age of 17, he received his first professional contract after years of excellent play.
During his early seasons with Atletico Madrid, David de Gea demonstrated his goalkeeping prowess. In the 2009–2010 season, he was honored with two “Man of the Match” awards. However, his professional career did not have a smooth start. In the waning seconds of the “Championship League” game against Porto in September 2009, he allowed two goals. His team lost the game as a result, costing them. In La Liga, he performed better. Manchester United, a “Premier League” team, lost their legendary goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar and was waiting to find a suitable replacement. One of the players they paid close attention to was David. David surprised everyone in 2010 by extending his contract with Atlético, despite rumors that he would play a key role in Manchester United’s move there. Atletico Madrid and David had a fantastic start to the 2010–2011 campaign. In order to ensure his team’s victory in the “UEFA Super Cup,” he put on a fantastic performance. She started to get praise from everyone as her performances got better and better. He went to the stadium to see Manchester United manager David, and there are strong rumors that he might join the club. David’s entire theory was that he was obligated to stay with Atletico until 2013, and that he had no intention of leaving before that date.
He assisted Spain’s “under-21” team in winning the “UEFA European Championship” in 2011, and it was officially announced in June 2011 that David had been acquired by Manchester United for a record £18.9 million. David debuted for Manchester United in July 2011. His debut game, a friendly contest against Chicago Fire, took place on July 23, 2011. Although David’s debut performance drew criticism from the competitive side, Manchester still prevailed 2–1. In the “UEFA Champions League” match against Manchester City in October 2011, David allowed six goals, which led to a 1-6 loss for his team. Since 1955, Manchester United had not lost so badly. After receiving harsh criticism for his performance, the team’s management decided to replace him for a few games. David acknowledged that his first campaign with Manchester United was unsuccessful. David was shielded from “Manchester United” in the first few games of the 2012–2013 season thanks to the Olympics, and his performance gained momentum after the initial blows. He scored some challenging goals from his rivals in February 2013. At the conclusion of the season, he was eventually named “PFA Premier League Team of the Year.” In 11 of the 28 games he played, he avoided giving up a goal.
He started his illustrious journey to become one of the most revered goalkeepers in the world over the course of the following two seasons. Players’ award in both seasons. In the 2014–2015 season, he was given the “Save the Season” award. He became the first player to receive the honor three times in a row when he won the “Players of the Year” award for the 2015–2016 season in May 2016. He was named “PFA Team of the Year” in April 2017. For the fourth time, he was chosen as the team’s goalkeeper.
He served as the starting goalkeeper for Spain’s Under-17 team in 2007, which went on to win the European Championship and qualify for the Under-17 World Cup. He was chosen as the senior team’s starting goalkeeper for the 2014 World Cup. He assisted Spain in numerous victories in international games, despite the fact that his team was still in the group stage.
In 2011 and 2013, he also assisted the “Under 21” team in winning the European Championships. He continues to rank among the top goalkeepers in the world.
David de Gea is dating Edurne Garcia Almagro, a well-known singer who is five years his senior. David has hyperopia, which means he is severely farsighted. To keep his condition from impairing his performance, he wears contacts. David is not only regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, but he is also an avid metal music fan who frequently attends events in Manchester.