David de Gea delighted to start for Spain

De Gea delighted to start for Spain
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Spain goalkeeper David de Gea says that he was "very excited" to be handed his first La Roja start in Thursday's 1-0 friendly defeat to France.

David de Gea has revealed that he was delighted to be handed a start for Spain in Thursday's 1-0 friendly defeat to France.

The Manchester United goalkeeper made his first start for La Roja in Paris, but he has admitted that he was disappointed with the defeat.

"We played a good game. It's a shame about the result. I was very excited to be named the starter," he told reporters at a press conference.

New Chelsea striker Loic Remy scored the only goal of the match.

Spanish forward Diego Costa (L) vies with French midfielder Blaise Matuidi (R) during the friendly football match France vs Spain, on September 4, 2014
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