The best David de Gea jokes as Real Madrid move falls through

Deal not completed before close of Spanish transfer window due to Man Utd's password-protected docs.

This man's transfer to Real Madrid collapsing gave rise to these David de Gea jokes
DELAYER: de Gea (Image: vagueonthehow)

Get a load of the best David de Gea jokes that Twitter had to offer as Real Madrid failed to complete his signing before the end of the Spanish transfer window.

The deal had looked all set to be done for £29m or so, giving rise to wisecracks like the following:

Soon enough Man Utd fans dreams of seeing David De Gea, Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo in the same team will come true.

— Footy Jokes (@Footy_Jokes) August 31, 2015

But it seems the La Liga giants didn’t manage to force the deal over the line in time, with word spreading that United sent them password-protected documents pertaining to the player.

Now let’s crack open those David de Gea jokes…

REVEALED: The IT system used by @ManUtd in the unsuccessful De Gea to @realmadrid deal. pic.twitter.com/nilSeeUagf

— Shahid Aziz (@saziz1984) August 31, 2015

RM(11:50):we want De gea MU(11:54):what? RM(11:55):send the documents MU(11:57):what RM(11:59):Send De gea's documents MU(12:01):Oh ok

— atallah hachimi (@AtallahHTL) August 31, 2015

@EASPORTSFIFA Fix your servers so De Gea can move

— TheManCityGuy® (@TheManCityGuy) August 31, 2015

Real Madrid trying to open Manchester United's De Gea documents. https://t.co/ZIrp1Q07IC

— Footy Memes (@FootyMemes) August 31, 2015

BREAKING: Images emerge of the moment Florentino Perez couldn't open the De Gea contract in correct format pic.twitter.com/pOYM6udZMV

— Uber Football (@UberrFootbaII) August 31, 2015

In defense of those bungling De Gea deal, my son is pushing summer math packet right to deadline too. He also could've been done months ago.

— Andrew Das (@AndrewDasNYT) August 31, 2015

Benitez tomorrow: "The reason we haven't signed De Gea is a stupid one, and that's a fax".

— United Watch (@United_Watch_) August 31, 2015

Sending over the De Gea documents like pic.twitter.com/8ib6a0r4NQ

— James Lewis (@JamesLewis0) August 31, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn didn't send the De Gea paperwork in time #suggestacorbynsmear

— Ian Stone (@iandstone) August 31, 2015

"They shall not pass" De Gea to the documents pic.twitter.com/IYJEzBDYk8

— Saad Zafar (@Saaaday) August 31, 2015

Only Cech can save de Gea transfer now.

— Addy (@Addyylaide) August 31, 2015

DONE: Agreement has been struck with USA for the transfer of Kim Kardashian to De Gea. Personal terms to be agreed. pic.twitter.com/2SJyD9gkPH

— Man United Hub (@ManUnited_Hub) August 31, 2015

Yeah, he can find moles in the earth, but can he find De Gea's paperwork?

— TheLADbible (@TheLadBible) August 31, 2015

Looking for the De Gea transfer documents like… https://t.co/mASjfxSHMw

— LFC_Lem (@LHervie14) August 31, 2015

Wayne Rooney took it upon himself to send the De Gea documents, but as usual his delivery wasn't good enough.

— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) August 31, 2015

Fifa are pleased to sanction the De Gea transfer now that the correct paperwork has arrived… pic.twitter.com/jX8pD6s5Ij

— kevin (@kevin131987) August 31, 2015

If this De Gea move happens (which it surely will) we should all have a case for parking tickets that go an hour over

— Guy Mowbray (@Guymowbray) August 31, 2015

De Gea was like the first transfer even before the window opened, now we'll close the window with it. Clowns

— Dej E. (@swagminatti) August 31, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: De Gea transfer saga in pictures. pic.twitter.com/n3Xthmkrte

— Dan Colasimone (@DanColasimone) August 31, 2015