Aubameyang Speaks On His Black Panther Celebration

Aubameyang Speaks On His Black Panther Celebration

Arsenal forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has revealed his decision to wear the Black Panther mask to celebrate his goal against Rennes.

He stated that the celebration was a nod towards his national team and his identity.

The Gunners defeated Rennes in their Europa League campaign yesterday with a 3-0 win at Emirates to overturn a 3-1 deficit from the first leg.

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Aubameyang scored twice during the win and treated fans to a new masked celebration for his second goal.

Aubameyang while speaking with BT Sport said, “I needed a mask which could represent me. It’s a Black Panther. In Gabon, the national team are the Panthers. It represents me,” 

Black Panther made over $1billion worldwide last year and was 2018’s standout superhero movie.