David De Gea, was 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. His performances subsequently attracted the attention of Manchester United, and De Gea joined the club in June 2011 for £18.9 million, a British record for a goalkeeper at the time.
Since joining United, De Gea has made over 300 appearances and won a Premier League title.
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De Gea’s likeness for music also ended up giving him something more than music, his wife! David de Gea is married to Edurne. She is a well known Spanish singer.
He was declared farsighted by the doctors in January 2012
Besides the money and the fame David de Gea is said to be a very down to earth kind of a person and this could be told by the car he drives. David drives a Mercedez Benz GLC. He likes to keep it simple..
With a market value of $55.00m, David de Gea is ranked number 7 among all players worldwide playing as “Goalkeeper”.
His salary from Man united is 10.4milliom British pound sterling