David de Gea

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David de Gea
David de Gea 2017.jpg
De Gea with Spain in 2017
Personal information
Full name David de Gea Quintana[1]
Date of birth (1990-11-07) 7 November 1990 (age 29)[2]
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[3]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
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)
‡ 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[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 1 March 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Madrid B 2008–09[4] Segunda División B 35 0 35 0
Atlético Madrid 2009–10[5] La Liga 19 0 7 0 9[c] 0 35 0
2010–11[6] La Liga 38 0 5 0 5[d] 0 1[e] 0 49 0
Total 57 0 12 0 14 0 1 0 84 0
Manchester United 2011–12[7] Premier League 29 0 1 0 0 0 8[f] 0 1[g] 0 39 0
2012–13[8] Premier League 28 0 5 0 1 0 7[h] 0 41 0
2013–14[9] Premier League 37 0 0 0 4 0 10[h] 0 1[g] 0 52 0
2014–15[10] Premier League 37 0 5 0 1 0 43 0
2015–16[11] Premier League 34 0 6 0 1 0 8[i] 0 49 0
2016–17[12] Premier League 35 0 1 0 5 0 3[d] 0 1[g] 0 45 0
2017–18[13] Premier League 37 0 2 0 0 0 6[h] 0 1[e] 0 46 0
2018–19[14] Premier League 38 0 0 0 0 0 9[h] 0 47 0
2019–20[15] Premier League 28 0 0 0 2 0 1[d] 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
  1. Includes Copa del Rey and FA Cup
  2. Include League Cup/EFL Cup
  3. One appearance in UEFA Champions League, eight in UEFA Europa League
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  5. 5.0 5.1 Appearance in UEFA Super Cup
  6. Four appearances in UEFA Champions League, four in UEFA Europa League
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Appearance in FA Community Shield
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  9. Six appearances in UEFA Champions League, two in UEFA Europa League

International[change | change source]

As of match played 15 October 2019[16]
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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  2. "David de Gea". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  3. "David De Gea". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  4. "De Gea: David De Gea Quintana: Matches: 2008–09". BDFutbol. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  5. "De Gea: David De Gea Quintana: Matches: 2009–10". BDFutbol. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  6. "De Gea: David De Gea Quintana: Matches: 2010–11". BDFutbol. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  7. "Games played by David de Gea in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  8. "Games played by David de Gea in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  9. "Games played by David de Gea in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  10. "Games played by David de Gea in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  11. "Games played by David de Gea in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  12. "Games played by David de Gea in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  13. "Games played by David de Gea in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  14. "Games played by David de Gea in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  15. "Games played by David de Gea in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  16. "David de Gea". eu-football.info. Retrieved 11 November 2019.