- Also Known As:
- Edwin, Van Der Gea
- Date of Birth:
- November 7, 1990
- 6' 4"
David de Gea (born Nov.7, 1990 as David de Gea Quintana) is a Spanish professional soccer player. He plays goalkeeper for the English team Manchester United and the Spanish national team. David is from Madrid, Spain and began his career at 13 when he kept goal for Atletico Madrid. After helping the team secure the UEFA Super Cup in 2010, David earned a contract with Man U. David competed in the 2012 Olympics and was selected to also play in the 2014 World Cup.
Best Known For:
David is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has won multiple player of the year awards.
Despite his amazing abilities as a soccer player, in 2012 it was confirmed that David suffers from longsightedness. Dating back to 2010, David has been involved in a relationship with Spanish singer and TV personality Edurne.