Gabon’s Aubameyang Retires From International Soccer

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang retires from international soccer.
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Gabon captain and Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has retired from international football, a fortnight before the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign begins.

The 32-year-old made a total of 68 appearances for the Panthers and scored 29 goals, making him the nation's all-time leading scorer. The Gabon Football Federation (Fegafoot) said it had received a letter from Aubameyang announcing his decision. "After 13 years of representing my country with pride, I would like to tell you that I am ending my international career," the former Arsenal star wrote. "I would like to thank the Gabonese people and all those who have supported me in the good times as well as the bad ones. Read more.

On left, Pierre-Americk Aubameyanga in action in 2014.

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