How old was David de Gea when he started his career?

How old was David de Gea when he started his career?

Born in Madrid and raised in nearby Illescas, De Gea began 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.

What is David de Gea’s best save in Premier League history?

On 5 October 2013, De Gea’s save to deny Sunderland’s Emanuele Giaccherini during a 2–1 away win was described by former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel as one of the best saves ever seen in the Premier League.

How many times has David de Gea been PFA goalkeeper of the year?

On 18 April 2018, De Gea was selected as a goalkeeper in the PFA Team of the Year for the fifth time as the only Manchester United player.

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What has David de Gea saved from Robin van Persie?

In the following match, six days later, De Gea saved a penalty from Arsenal captain Robin van Persie, which would have cancelled out United’s 1–0 lead. He made further saves to deny Van Persie and Andrey Arshavin in United’s 8–2 victory.

How many times has David de Gea won the Premier League?

Since joining United, De Gea has made over 300 appearances and won a Premier League title, an FA Cup, a League Cup, three Community Shields and the UEFA Europa League. For three consecutive seasons from 2013–14 to 2015–16, he was elected as United’s Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year, the first player in…

How many penalties has David de Gea saved against Leighton Baines?

During the match, De Gea made three important saves, including one penalty from Leighton Baines, to help United secure a 2–1 win in which he was voted by Manchester United fans as man of the match. He became the first goalkeeper to stop a penalty from Baines, who had previously converted all of his 14 Premier League penalties.

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