He failed to save any of Russia’s penalties during a dramatic shootout and came under more scrutiny for his performance.
Reacting to their poor performance, he wrote on Instagram, “To whom supported, suffered and criticised us with respect, thanks.
“We’re f***ked but we’ll get up again and never give up.”
De Gea’s Manchester United teammate, Ander Herrera, who was not selected in Spain’s squad for the World Cup, replied him, saying, “Come quickly to Manchester United. We have big things to achieve ahead.”