David De Gea: The best Tweets and memes as Manchester United goalkeeper puts in outstanding performance against Liverpool

The Spaniard truly was unbeatable

James Orr
Sunday 14 December 2014 18:01
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David De Dea's heroic display was not a work of (science) fiction
David De Dea's heroic display was not a work of (science) fiction

When a team wins 3-0, it is not usually a goalkeeper that is awarded the man of the match honours, but that was the case today, after David De Gea's heroics in Manchester United's victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford.

De Gea made a total of nine saves in the game, including three each from Raheem Sterling and Mario Balotelli.

Unsurprisingly, the internet was as quick as De Gea with its reactions. Here are the best memes...

United sealed the victory with goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie, keeping them in third place, five points behind neighbours Manchester City and eight behind the leaders Chelsea.

Rooney scored against the run of play from Antonio Valencia's inviting pass to put United ahead in the 13th minute and although Mata was clearly offside as Van Persie flicked on Ashley Young's cross to him shortly before halftime the goal was allowed to stand.

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