Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave birth Thursday night caused a sensation in the Europe League match of Arsenal with the French Stade Rennais (3-0) through his second goal to celebrate with a mask from the movie Black Panther. The striker is glad he got a chance.
“I wanted to wear a mask that me represents,” said Aubameyang after the match at the Emirates Stadium. “In Gabon, where I come from, we call the national team the ‘Black Panthers’. So that I can identify with.”
Aubameyang is not the first athlete during a match refers to the movie Black Panther. Serena Williams wore last year at Roland Garros a catsuit that was inspired by a character in the science fiction movie. The American left know is a superhero feel to the outfit.
However, it is not the first time that Aubameyang score a goal celebrates by a mask over his head. In his time at Borussia Dortmund (2013-2018) contributed to the spits after a hit is already a Spiderman mask and a mask of Batman.
The 29-year-old Aubameyang was with his two hits of gold worth for Arsenal, that by the 3-1 defeat in the heenwedstrijd of last week at least two times had to score for your own audience to the quarter-finals of the Europa League to reach.
Aubameyang with a mask of Black Panther. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Aubameyang happy for talent Maitland-Niles
There were ‘The Gunners’ all within fifteen minutes through goals from Aubameyang and Ainsley Maitland-Niles, and then Aubameyang the match in the 72nd minute to finally threw. The Gabonese striker was still not entirely pleased with his performance.
“I was a little nervous and missed two opportunities to contest on the slot to throw. The most important thing is that we have won,” said Aubameyang, who is relishing the fact that the 21-year-old Maitland-Niles are goal meepikte.
“Arsenal should be proud that they have talents such as Ainsley in the house have that effortless flow through from the youth academy and then are in a position to play. I am very happy for him.”
Thanks to the comeback of Arsenal are there for the first time this century, the six English clubs in the quarter-finals of a European clubtoernooi. Chelsea reached Thursday night, the last eight of the Europa League, while Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Champions League reached.
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