From a decorated Spanish defender to a Polish playmaker, via several Germans, these players arrived at the World Cup with high expectations – and failed to deliver.
Spain goalkeeper David de Gea was in defiant mood after his blunder in Friday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Portugal, stating: “I haven’t killed anyone.”
Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 51st career hat-trick as Portugal played to a 3-3 draw against Spain a 2018 World Cup Group B clash at the Fisht Olympic Stadium on Friday evening.
Spain may not be the bookies’ favourite but have shown enough class to suggest they cant be written off, writes Mogamed Allie in SoccerClub.
Manchester United and Spain number one David de Gea is a ‘complete goalkeeper’, according to World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque.
Spain’s two-year unbeaten run under coach Julen Lopetegui continued with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Villarreal on Sunday.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea will start in goal for the Red Devils in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hailed David de Gea after the star goalkeeper claimed his maiden Premier League Golden Glove, though he insisted the award is about the team.
David de Gea has been crowned Manchester United’s Player of the Year for the fourth time, eclipsing Cristiano Ronaldo’s record.
David de Gea and Marc-Andre ter Stegen have criticised the official World Cup match ball, while Pepe Reina has called for it to be changed ahead of the tournament.