Photo: Juan Mata humiliates Man United’s David De Gea with embarrassing snap

The Manchester United midfielder did his best to embarrass birthday boy David De Gea on Monday

David De Gea as you've never seen him before Photo: Juan Mata/Instagram

Juan Mata didn’t hesitate to embarrass David De Gea on the goalkeeper’s birthday after the Manchester United midfielder dedicated an Instagram post to his team-mate.

The Spanish goalkeeper celebrated his 26th birthday on Monday afternoon less than 24 hours after Jose Mourinho’s side made a much-needed return to winning ways at the Liberty Stadium.

Paul Pogba’s wonder volley and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half brace secured a 3-1 win against Bob Bradley’s struggling Swansea side to end a four-game winless run for the Red Devils.

While most of De Gea’s Manchester United team-mates kept it safe with an obligatory Instagram photo with the club’s reigning player of the year, Mata was a little more adventurous.

Presumably colluding with a member of De Gea’s family, the £37.1m signing posted the above childhood snap of the Manchester United number one on his Instagram page.

Mata captioned the photo:

“Happy birthday @d_degeaofficial. Time flies 😂😂”

The Spain international linked up with the Red Devils in January 2013 after David Moyes signed Mata in a £37.1m deal from Chelsea.

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