Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: 9 facts you probably didn't know about the striker
#6 Invited to represent Italy
The former Dijon starlet is currently the highest scorer in the history of the Gabonese National team. He is also the captain of the team and is its greatest ever player. However, it could have been a lot different had he chose to represent Italy.
Since Aubameyang was brought up in Italy and had lived there for a long time, he was eligible to play for the Azzurri. In fact, such was his talent that the Italian federation wanted to tie him up with them.
And hence, he was invited to play for the Italy U19, but he rejected the chance as moved on and…