The Manchester United defender chose his compatriot over his Old Trafford teammate, as the two Red Devils prepare to clash in the Euro 2016 round of 16 match between Spain and Italy.
Croatia pulled off one of the most memorable comebacks in their history after they edged Spain by a 2-1 scoreline in Bordeaux. Sergio Ramos missed a crucial penalty that would see Croatia finish as group winners.
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata scored a brace as Spain look like they're back to their sublime best. The defending champions beat Turkey 3-0 to qualify for the Round of 16, as well as become the first team to put three past their opponents in this competition.
Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has decided to stick to his big guns as they come up against Turkey tonight, with Nolito, Alvaro Morata and David Silva forming their attacking trident.
Coach Vicente del Bosque has dropped a big hint that he will start De Gea against the Czech Republic.
Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has been implicated in a massive scandal that threatens to overshadow his Euro 2016 campaign and derail his career. But the goalkeeper assured fans of his innocence.
As Europe's football powerhouses name their final 23-man squads for Euro 2016, TheHardTackle looks at five players who will miss the opportunity to represent their country in this summer's tournament in France.
Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has left out some very big names in his provisional 25 man squad for Euro 2016.