Manchester United keeper David de Gea’s Spanish floods donation

GENEROUS: David de Gea has donated €200,000 to help flood victims. Credit: Manchester United

MANCHESTER United goalkeeper David de Gea has given €200,000 to help victims of the Costa Blanca storms. 

Seven people were left dead and the region devastated by floods with thousands of people’s homes badly affected. 

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Now de Gea – whose father grew up in Orihuela in Alicante at the heart of the affected area – has chipped in to help, according to the Spanish Red Cross. 

In a social media message it said: “€200,000 to support the people affected by the flooding in Alicante and Murcia. 

“David de Gea, thanks for your solidarity.” 

De Gea, aged 28, recently signed a new contract with Manchester United said to be worth £255,000 (€290,000) a week. 

The Madrid-born player was last year included on a list of the most generous footballers by Spanish newspaper AS. 


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