Barcelona Striker Aubameyang Announces Retirement

Barcelona striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Wednesday, announced his retirement from international football.

The Gabon forward in a letter forwarded to Gabonese FA noted that he decided to hang his boot in the international scene after 13 years of representing his country.

He appreciated the people of his country for their support.

Aubameyang wrote in the letter, “After 13 [thirteen] years of pride in representing my country, I announce that I’m ending my international career.

“I would like to thank the Gabonese people and all those who have supported me in the good and the bad times.

“Sharing it with all the people was an unforgettable moment. I thank our President, his Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba who has always supported the Panthers and has always worked for football to evolve in our country.

“I would also like to thank all my coaches, staff and the players that I have come across during this career.

“Finally, I thank my father who gave me the desire to do like him, hoping to have made him proud by wearing our colours.”

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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