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De Gea becomes first goalkeeper to make the least saves at World Cup

De Gea becomes first goalkeeper to make the least saves at World Cup

- Spain international De Gea is the first goalkeeper to have made the least number of saves at the World Cup

- The 27-year-old made just one save from seven shots on target at the ongoing global football showpiece

Manchester United superstar Devid De Gea became the first goalkeeper since 1966 to have made the least number of saves in three games at the World Cup.

The 27-year-old wasn't impressive for the Spanish national team at the ongoing FIFA World Cup having made just one save from the seven shots on goal.

In their opening Group B encounter against Portugal, De Gea couldn't save any of Crisitnao Ronaldo's three shots on target, with the second one slipping off his hands.

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However, La Furia Roja were eliminated by the host country Russia on penalties in the round of 16 on Sunday, July 1.

The Red Devils' keeper was unable to save any of the Russians penalties while Igor Akinfeev saved Koke's penalty.

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According to Spanish news outlet, Marca reports that De Gea made his first stop against Morocco in the final group stage game, the opponents shot three times and scored two goals. He did make a block when one-on-one wit Boutaib.

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Legit.ng previously reported that David De Gea might join Real Madrid this summer.

The Spanish League giants are plotting to launch a new bid for the shot stopper after their initial effort to sign him in the summer of 2015 hit the rocks on the last day of the transfer window.

However, Los Blancos are said to be planning to offer the 27-year-old an offer he might not be able to reject when this season ends next month.

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De Gea’s contract with the Red Devils expire in 2019 yet, he has not signed a new contract with the Old Trafford outfit with less than one month to the end of this current season.

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