Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was recently named to the five man short list of contenders for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014. The current Borussia Dortmund striker is one of the upcoming African players playing in Europe and is building a reputation for himself in Germany.
It is no surprise that his name is one of the five names being considered for this prestigious award. The Gabonese footballer is one of the favorites to win the award which would be a reward for the year he had.
While most knowledgeable fans are aware of what he has done, there are always some facts that elude even the most hardcore fans. Here are five less known facts about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.