Over the past few years, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has proven to be one of the best strikers in the world of football. The Gabonese footballer players for the EPL team Arsenal and also captains Gabon’s national team. He’s a very versatile player who can play either as a winger or a forward.
With great speed, as well as dribbling and shooting skills, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has already established himself as one of the best strikers. As of writing this article, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 68 goals and provided 16 assists in only 128 appearances at Arsenal.
Stay tuned to learn more about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s biography, career, awards, wife, net worth, contact details, and more!
In this article, we will delve into every aspect of Aubameyang’s personal and professional life to understand why he’s considered one of the best strikers in the world of football.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Biography
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was born on 18th June 1989 in Laval, France to Pierre Aubameyang (father) and Margarita Crespo Aubameyang. The football star has two brothers (Willy Aubameyang and Catilina Aubameyang). The two brothers also became professional football players. His father is a former Gabonese international footballer and has been very influential in Aubameyang’s decision to play football.
From when he was young, Aubameyang has shown nearly superhuman speed and begun playing soccer at the age of just 6 years. From the early days, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was an ardent fan of football and even mimicked leading football commentators such as Peter Drury. Pierre spent most of his childhood life in Milan, where the Aubameyang senior worked as a football scout.
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Career
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang began his career as a footballer by joining a youth academy in Milan where he spent a few years honing his skills. In 2007, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was picked to play for the youth team as a striker. He played a major role in helping the team finish fourth in the ‘Champions Youth Cup’. Aubameyang scored 6 goals in seven matches, hence attracting the attention of many scouts.
To gain more experience, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined “Dijon” France where he rose through the ranks to become one of the top scores. The striker was thereafter loaned out to Monaco and Lille. It wasn’t until the year 2011 when Aubameyang signed his first major contract. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang decided to join Gabon’s national team in March 2009. He helped the team reach the quarterfinals of 2012’s Africa Cup of Nations.
In 2012, Aubameyang was signed by Borussia Dortmund for £11.2 million. The forward exhibited his scoring prowess in the 2012/13 seasons by netting 16 goals in all competitions. Auba became his own man after Robert Lewandowski left Dortmund. In 2015/16, Aubameyang won the top scorer award after scoring 39 goals in the Bundesliga.
In 2018, Aubameyang was signed by Arsenal for a record £56 million. Although his first season with Arsenal wasn’t his best, the striker showed his prowess in the second season scoring 22 goals. It is during the same season that he received the Premier League Golden Boot. The 2019/20 season was a turbulent season for Arsenal after the team’s poor form led to Unai Emery being replaced with Mikel Arteta.
Nevertheless, this did not impact Auba’s performances as the striker again netted 22 goals. The 2020/21 season wasn’t better either for Arsenal although they won the Community Shield Title. The 2021/22 season hasn’t been a great time for Aubameyang who hasn’t been in the best form and doesn’t seem to see eye to eye with the manager. It is the same season that Aubameyang was stripped off Arsenal captaincy after his “latest disciplinary breach”.
Who is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Wife?
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang met Alysha Behague while playing at Saint-Étienne and the two got married. The couple has two children, Pierre born in 2016, and Curtys born in 2011.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Awards
Here we’ll take a look at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s achievements and awards.
- Africa player of the year in 2016
- CAF Africa’s finest XI in 2017, 2019, 2020
- Premier League player of the month in 2018
- Premier League golden boot in 2019
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Contact Details
In today’s world, it’s very unusual to find a celebrity who doesn’t have a social handle. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on Instagram and Twitter as we’ve shared below. On Instagram, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 10.2 million followers and has uploaded many photos and videos. Besides Instagram, Aubameyang is also very active on Twitter with 1.8 million followers.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Net Worth
As one of the best strikers in the world, Aubameyang gets an average salary of $18 million per year. Moreover, his income is complemented by endorsement deals. He is Nike’s brand ambassador. The player’s home garage is filled with the high-end car including a sleek Bentley Bentayga worth £133,000.
He also owns three Ferraris including £200k 458 Italia, a £205k Spyder, and a £250k 812 Superfast. As of 2021, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang estimated net worth is $50 million.
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