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03:16  15 march  2019
03:16  15 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Pierre - Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang (born 18 June 1989) is a Gabonese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Arsenal

Pierre - Emerick Aubameyang put on his Batman mask after he scored against Schalke. He hopes to reveal a new alter-ego to Gunners fans in Thursday’s vital Europa League second leg with Rennes . Hoff you go. Arsenal loanee Reiss Nelson dropped for ‘disciplinary reasons ’ by Hoffenheim.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang mask celebration reasons revealed after Rennes win © NEIL HALL/EPA-EFE/REX Mandatory Credit: Photo by NEIL HALL/EPA-EFE/REX (10155939am) Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wears a mask as he celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal during the UEFA Europa League soccer match between Arsenal and Stade Rennes at the Emirates Stadium in London, Britain, 14 March 2019. Arsenal v Stade Rennes, London, United Kingdom - 14 Mar 2019 Pierre-Merick Aubameyang grabbed a double as Arsenal beat Rennes 3-0 to reach the last eight of the Europa League.

But it was his goal celebration that grabbed the headlines as he was booked for wearing a mask.

The Arsenal star pulled out of a Black Panter mask and placed it on his head to celebrate his goal.

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Arsenal striker Pierre - Emerick Aubameyang will bring back his once-famed superhero mask to celebrate if he Arsenal striker Pierre - Emerick Aubameyang will bring back his once-famed His latest strike came via the penalty spot in a 2-0 home win over Manchester United on Sunday and the

He pulled out the item from a bag placed behind the advertising hoardings next to the goal but was duly booked for his antics by the referee, reports the Mirror.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang mask celebration reasons revealed after Rennes win © NEIL HALL/EPA-EFE/REX Aubameyang, who donned a Batman mask as a goal celebration during his time with Borussia Dortmund, revealed earlier in the week he had planned the celebration against Manchester United on Sunday but was unable to locate the item.

In his post-match interview, he revealed exactly why opted for the Black Panther mask to represent himself and his country.

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"I needed a mask that would represent me," Aubameyang revealed.

"It is a Black Panther and in Africa in Gabon we call the national team the Panther of Gabon.

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Pierre - Emerick Aubameyang put on his Batman mask after he scored against Schalke. Aubameyang was an internet sensation when he donned a Spider-Man mask to celebrate a Saint-Etienne goal in 2012. Two years later he whipped out a Batman mask for Dortmund, with team-mate

Pierre - Emerick Aubameyang is ready to reveal new alter-ego with superhero mask celebration against Rennes . Aubameyang was an internet sensation when he donned a Spider-Man mask to celebrate a Saint-Etienne goal in 2012. Two years later he whipped out a Batman mask for Dortmund

"It represents me."

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang mask celebration reasons revealed after Rennes win © AFP/Getty Images Aubameyang scored twice in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Rennes at the Emirates The striker has enjoyed a fine week as he responded perfectly to a couple of disappointing games.

Aubameyang missed a late penalty in the North London derby before a miserable evening in Rennes in the first leg.

He made amends with a vital spot-kick in their huge Premier League win over Manchester United at the weekend.

And his timely double against Rennes to keep their Europa League dreams alive shows he has quickly bounced back to top form.


Emery proud after 'difficult week'.
Unai Emery says he is proud after a "difficult week" which has seen Arsenal beat Man Utd and come back against Rennes to make the Europa League quarter-finals. Following a 2-0 win against Manchester United in the Premier League, Arsenal were tasked with beating Rennes at the Emirates on Thursday after losing 3-1 in the Europa League last-16 first leg a week ago.

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