Atletico Madrid keeper De Gea dubbed best in world after superb performance
De Gea made a series of superb saves to keep down the scoreline.
Barca striker David Villa admitted: "De Gea was sensational in all his actions and it is true that on many occasions he saved his team from letting in more goals."
Atletico coach Quique Sanchez Flores added: "No-one needs to tell me he is a great goalkeeper. The best in the world."