Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang revealed why he celebrated in Black Panther style during the Arsenal 3-0 win over Rennes in the Europa League on Thursday night at Emirate Stadium.The 29-year-old Gabon international bagged two goals as the Gunners scale through the quarter-final of the tournament with 4-3 aggregate triumph.
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Following his second goal, Aubameyang pulled out and put on a mask of Marvel superhero Black Panther, which he has since given a dedication to his homeland. Former Bundesliga striker told BT Sport. "I needed a mask which represents me." It's the Black Panther and in Africa, in Gabon, we call the national team the Black Panthers of Gabon … It represents me. "Aubameyang has now scored 22 goals and assisted further six strikes in 39 matches for the Gunners this season.