Experienced goalscorer, he has the pace to get behind defences and find space

Born in Laval (Mayenne, France) on 18 June 1989, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has triple nationality: Spanish, French and Gabonese, but plays internationally for Gabon. The striker has experience of playing in several European countries.

After being at several clubs as a youth, including AC Milan, Aubameyang made his senior debut in 2008/09 at Dijon in the French second division, on loan at the time from the Italian outfit. He caught the eye of a number of Ligue 1 teams, and would have spells at Lille (2009/10), AS Monaco (2010/11) and Saint Etienne (2011/13).

His next port of call was Borussia Dortmund in 2013, where he spent four and a half seasons, scoring 141 goals to earn his reputation as one of the sharpest shooters in the continent, topping the Bundesliga goalscoring charts in 2017 with 31 goals.

In the 2018 winter transfer window, he left for Arsenal, which where he has been for the last four years. He was top goalscorer in the Premiership in 2019 with 22 goals.

On an individual level, he was been named African Player of the Year in 2015 and Bundesliga Player of the Year in 2016.

His various team titles include the French League Cup with Saint Etienne (2013), the German Cup with Dortmund (2017) and the FA Cup with Arsenal (2020).

Place of birth
Laval, France
Date of birth
Club debut

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