11 Facts About Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is renowned for his pace, finishing, and off-ball movement.

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2. In 2018, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the subject of a then-club record association football transfer when signed for Arsenal in a transfer worth £56 million, making him the most expensive Gabonese player of all time.

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3. In 2022, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Barcelona after his Arsenal contract was cancelled by mutual consent.

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4. In 2016, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named African Footballer of the Year; the first Gabonese and second European-born player to win the award.

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5. On 22 December 2011, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed with Saint-Etienne on a permanent deal.

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6. On 20 April 2013, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was in the starting line-up for Saint-Etienne in the 2013 Coupe de la Ligue Final.

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7. On 31 July 2015, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed a new contract to last until 2020, saying, "Every part of me wants to be here and I have never wanted to leave.

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8. On 25 March 2009, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was selected for the Gabon national team and made his debut for the squad.

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9. In July 2012, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang represented Gabon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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10. On 6 January 2022, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tested positive for COVID-19 before Gabon's first game in the African Cup of Nations.

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11. On 18 May 2022, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang announced his retirement from international football.

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