Pierre Emerick Aubameyang was born on June 18, 1989, in Laval France. He was born to Pierre Francois Aubameyang and Margarita Crespo Aubameyang.
Although born in France, Aubameyang has Gabonese citizenship. This he got from his father who was a native of Gabon. Aubameyang’s father is a person who is very close to the world of football. He is a scout for the Italian team, AC Milan.
Furthermore, he is also a former Gabonese professional football player, in which his father was one of the important pillars of the Gabon national team in the 1994 African Cup title.
His mother is a woman from Spain who became an important figure in the career of her beloved husband. For your information, Aubameyang’s mother was born in el Baracco, an area located west of the city of Madrid. This area has been a producer of talented football players for years.
Thanks to the athlete’s blood flowing from his parents, little Auba grew up to be a boy who loves football. Supported by adequate financial, Auba immediately joined AC Milan, a club where his father worked.
Until finally in 2007, Aubameyang had the opportunity to join AC Milan’s youth team. He played as an attacker when his childhood team underwent a tournament held in Malaysia.
Despite finishing in fourth place, Auba was able to steal the attention by scoring 6 goals in 7 appearances. At that time, he was considered a very talented young player.
However, Auba has never been able to prove his prowess to Milan. He got no place and never once appeared with il Rossoneri.
In order to save his career, Auba flew to France to join Dijon. At the age of just 18 years, Aubameyang was able to become the top scorer for the team he defended in the ‘Coupe de la Ligue’ competition.
Following his slick performance, Auba continued his adventure to Lille and Monaco before finally landing at Saint Ettiene.
Auba had received an offer to defend the Italian U19 national team, but he decided to join the French U21 national team instead. Right in 2009, Auba announced that he was officially Gabonese.
In 2011, Auba officially uniformed in Saint Ettiene’s. His ability continues to grow and became the spotlight. He was officially contracted permanently by St Ettiene in February 2012. Auba proved his prowess by scoring a hat-trick against Lorient. At the end of the ‘Coupe de la Ligue’ competition, Aubameyang successfully scored 16 goals which were also half of all goals scored by his team.
He continued his brilliant achievement with the Gabon national team. Auba managed to bring Gabon to the quarter-final round of the African Cup tournament. Several months later, he led his colleagues in the Gabon national team to compete at the 2012 London Olympics.
In 2013, Auba scored 18 goals and 7 assists for St Ettiene in the Ligue One competition.
His prowess continues to grow in the following season. At that time, Auba succeeded in sitting in the second place as the top scorer. Scoring 19 goals in 37 matches have made Auba crowned the best African player in Ligue One. This attracted Borussia Dortmund’s interest in getting his signature.
At a cost of around 13 million euros, Auba officially landed at Signal Iduna Park. Here, Auba began to be known as one of the sharpest attackers. Dortmund is a symbol of the birth of a goal-hungry striker named Pierre Emerick Aubameyang.
Aubameyang made his debut for Dortmund in July 2013 against FC Bayern. After debuting in the Bundesliga competition against Augsburg, Auba carved his sweet memories. He successfully scored three goals at the same time. This achievement also become a record for him. Auba was recorded as the first Gabonese man to play in the Bundesliga.
In his first year with Dortmund, Auba successfully scored 13 goals in the Bundesliga competition.
Auba is known as a player who has incredible speed. He is even capable of surpassing the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt. Auba once set a fantastic record as he was able to travel 30m in just 3.7 seconds.
Even so, Auba never accepted the challenge of a 100-meter run from Germany’s fastest sprinter, Julian Reus. Auba refused to compete with him.
In the 2014/15 season with Dortmund, his ability was increasingly crazy. He managed to score 25 goals from 46 matches. Auba officially extended his contract until 2020 and said if he would continue with Dortmund.
In September, Auba became the first player in Bundesliga history to successfully score in the first six matches in a row.
In the middle of 2015, Aubameyang was even able to register as the top scorer, although at the end of the season he was only in second place with a score of 25 goals.
In the 2016/17 season, Aubameyang was increasingly unstoppable. He again became the mainstay of Dortmund in winning various matches. The other side of Aubameyang is, he often celebrated using the Spiderman mask. He did this to satisfy the desire of his child as a fan of the character.
Besides that, he was also seen celebrating with a Batman mask. This time, he admitted that he idolized Batman.
Despite facing the disciplinary problems, Aubameyang remains to be fond of by Dortmund’s fans. At the end of the season, Auba successfully collected 31 goals which made him the Bundesliga’s top scorer.
Because of his sharpness, Auba attracted the interest of the Premier League giants, Arsenal. And right in January 2018, Aubameyang officially wore the uniform of the Gunners with a dowry of around 56 million euros.
Besides often being stylish when performing on the pitch, the player who often displays his unique hairstyle also likes to collect luxury items. Among them are several sports cars and diamond-coated shoes.
Now, Aubameyang is the mainstay of the London cannon team in winning various matches. His speed and accuracy in processing the ball make Aubameyang becomes one of the greatest attackers ever.