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Why Arsenal admire Aubameyang’s hat-trick for Barca

21 Feb 2022 | 07:33 | Football

 The Gabon striker on the day of “opening an account” for Barcelona scored a hat-trick against Valencia.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made a name for himself in Dortmund’s shirt

Round 25 of La Liga, the Catalan giants have a trip to Valencia’s field. Coach Xavi’s army played explosively when there were 3 consecutive goals in the first half, thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s (double) and 1 goal from Frenkie de Jong.

In the second half, Valencia had a goal to shorten the gap in the 52nd minute. However, in the 63rd minute, Pedri kicked in from a distance, sending the ball hitting Aubameyang’s back and into the net. La Liga BTC then recognized the goal for the Gabon striker, giving the former Arsenal star a hat-trick.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette sends message to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Barcelona hat-trick - Football

 Former Arsenal teammates congratulate Aubameyang on a memorable new milestone.

The 32-year-old striker shared this important milestone on his personal Instagram page. Immediately, former teammates at Arsenal left comments congratulating and admiring Aubameyang’s hat-trick. Alexandre Lacazette left an icon of 3 flames (referring to 3 tables). And Rob Holding commented: “What is it Auba!!!”

Aubameyang also became the first player in the 21st century to score a hat-trick in both Ligue 1, Bundesliga, Premier League and La Liga.

Speaking after the game, coach Xavi said: “He has scored many goals in his whole career. It is expected that Aubameyang will soon score here as well.

Very smart mobility. Aubameyang has grown up. I am very happy with him.”