David de Gea

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David de Gea

David de Gea Quintana (Spanish pronunciation: [daˈβið ðe ˈxea kinˈtana]; born 7 November 1990) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. He is regarded to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David de Gea has received more than 5,025,242 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 791st most popular soccer player.

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  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, David de Gea ranks 788 out of 13,233Before him are Sami Khedira, Ángel Di María, Mario Gómez, Wilson da Silva Piazza, Joachim Streich, and Mats Hummels. After him are Noritaka Hidaka, Ángel Bossio, Jacinto Quincoces, Josep Seguer, Hong Myung-bo, and Luigi Bertolini.

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Among people born in 1990, David de Gea ranks 9Before him are Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, Mario Balotelli, Toni Kroos, Emiliano Sala, and Kristen Stewart. After him are Miralem Pjanić, Wojciech Szczęsny, Magnus Carlsen, Douglas Costa, Peter Sagan, and Bojan Krkić.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, David de Gea ranks 758 out of 1,895Before him are Abbad II al-Mu'tadid (1012), Antonio Maura (1853), Fernando Morientes (1976), Teresa Claramunt Creus (1862), Pablo Gargallo (1881), and Juan Pablo Bonet (1579). After him are Alfonso II, Count of Provence (1180), Jorge Guillén (1893), Idris al-Ma'mun (1186), José Martínez Ruiz (1873), Joan Laporta (1962), and Francesc Cambó (1876).


Among soccer players born in Spain, David de Gea ranks 56Before him are Estanislau Basora (1926), Pepe Reina (1982), Domènec Balmanya (null), Marcos Alonso (1933), José Ángel Iribar (1943), and Fernando Morientes (1976). After him are Jacinto Quincoces (1905), Josep Seguer (1923), Julio Salinas (1962), Roberto Martínez (1973), Pahiño (1923), and Jordi Alba (1989).

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