Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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In football, nothing lasts forever.
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Klopp would reproach me for not tracking back properly. I took things on board, and I listened to him. I worked hard in training; I stayed behind after training. That's what helped me to shine in the Bundesliga because I scored quite a lot of goals despite some difficult games in the league.
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Klopp gave me strength of character and helped me progress. He's a charismatic person, and I have a lot of respect for this man.
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Klopp helped me play my favourite position again - centre-forward.
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If Spurs ever came back in me for me, I'd say no.
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Lots of people think that the Premier League would be good for me, but my mum is Spanish, and I really have that dream to play over there.
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Real Madrid? There is no agreement, but I promised my grandfather I would play there one day. Why wouldn't I want to discover new things? As I've said several times, I'd like to play in Spain and have good weather for once in my life!
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Some players have ambitions, and therefore, they leave and want to experience something new, you know.
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If Real want me, they will call me one day, and, if not, no problem. I live my life and am optimistic about the future.
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You can take it for granted that I am not going to waste any time thinking about giving up how happy I am at Borussia, in the city of Dortmund, and with this team.
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If I didn't believe that I could win titles with Dortmund, then I wouldn't be here.
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Samuel Eto'o I know well. We see each other often; we send each other messages, and we call each other. It's good.
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I always set myself new goals. I always want to do better than I did in the past. I always want to achieve things I never achieved before.
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Collection: Past
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Speed is a part of me. I think I was born with that, and nowadays a fast player, I need a fast car, too.
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Collection: Player
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Before I arrived here [ Borussia Dortmund], a lot of people were questioning about whether I could ever play as a striker, that I was a guy who could only run down the wing quickly.
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Collection: Running
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I want to score goals in every match, as many as possible.
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Collection: Goal
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I would love to have a race against Usain Bolt one day! It would certainly be a good challenge for me.
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Collection: Race
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Most of all I hope the tournament [The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations] will help unite our people [in Gabon]. My wish is to celebrate a big party all together.
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Collection: Party
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At the same time the players around me almost make it an automatism to score goals. We have so much quality and speed on the pitch - the genius of players like Mario Gotze or Marco Reus has to lead to goals.
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Collection: Player
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I've played in France. There, in many matches everybody is already happy if he can secure a point. Here, in Germany? Forget it! Everybody wants to win. The last-placed team in the standings would take any match with the ambition to win it. That makes it so hard, even for the best teams in the league.
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Collection: Team
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The fans of Borussia Dortmund are truly amazing. It is hard to describe what you feel when you play in front of them, the atmosphere they create not only on the yellow wall with its 25000-something fans jumping up and down a full 90-plus minutes of every game, no matter the score or the opponent.
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Collection: Wall
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Every goal is hard work, especially in such an excellent league as the Bundesliga; or even take the Champions League.
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Collection: Hard Work
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I try to stay as young as these rookies are.It feels a bit strange not to be anymore the youngster I used to be. But I'm okay with it. Mostly, I enjoy being on the pitch with so many talented players around me.
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Collection: Player
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I've worked really hard on getting into the box more and being closer to the goal, which I think has brought real benefits to my game. It's definitely improved my goal scoring.
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Collection: Real
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My mother used to have a shop in which she offered very colorful clothes. I liked that from my early days on.
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Collection: Mother
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[ Won the 2015 African Player of the Year]meant everything to me. It was the first time a footballer from Gabon was elected Africa's Footballer of the Year. Even for the Bundesliga, it was something no African player had ever achieved. It still makes me incredibly proud and the happiest person on the planet.
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Collection: Player
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At Milan when I was younger, I worked a lot on the leg press because I'd lost a bit of my natural speed as my body was changing. I was growing too fast for the rest of my body to cope and I had some knee problems. I worked really hard in the gym to regain these fast sprints.
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Collection: Body
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Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o, two fantastic African footballers. So successful. And very nice characters as well. I got the luck to know them personally. They helped me a lot.
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The moment my name was called [Africa's Footballer of the Year] was truly overwhelming and I was about to scream with joy.
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First and foremost, we have to focus on what we're doing and not worry about what Bayern - or any other clubs - are doing.
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It was Thomas Tuchel's first season as coach and I played centrally always. The whole team had a great year, one that I enjoyed a lot. Our style has changed a bit, from trying to score within five seconds to a more calm and in some regard more educated style of play. We try to find the right moment - and then we explode.
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Collection: Team
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[Didier] Drogba sent me a text message after I won the African Player of the Year award. It made me very happy.
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Collection: Player
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With [Samuel] Eto'o, I talked a lot about his great career and how I could become a better player.
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Collection: Player
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Last season I scored 27 goals but still lost out against Robert Lewandowski. This season has started very well for me, but again I have some tough opponents, most notably with Anthony Modeste from FC Koln. I texted him the other day: "Keep calm, my friend." I am happy for him to be so successful. And in a certain way it even helps me. The better the other strikers are, the more I have to work to be to be ahead of them.
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Collection: Successful
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We have our ambitions [in Dortmund Borussia], and of course I would love to win some titles after some years of finishing second or losing finals.
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Collection: Ambition
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In football you never know, but generally speaking, I feel more than comfortable here [in Borussia Dortmund]. There' s no place on earth I'd rather be.
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Collection: Football
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There are a lot of things to like about [Borussia Dortmund's fans] and the city of Dortmund as a whole.I like their honesty. And I like that my family and I can feel safe here. I don' t have to worry at all about my safety and their and my own safety. Believe me, in other countries I have made different experiences in that regard. All of this, too, has led to my decision to extend my contract until 2020, and I can imagine staying even longer.
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Collection: Country
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Only Bayern Munich really have some sort of a guarantee to win if they only catch a good day. All the others need really good days to win. I like that.
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Collection: Good Day
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When I arrive at our training ground at Borussia Dortmund, everybody could hear just that a few seconds before I can actually be seen. Everybody knows it's me. I love to hear the machine working.
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Collection: Training
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Achieving Champions League football is the minimum requirement and always the most important thing for [Dortmund Borussia] club. Beyond that, we want to win a trophy. Maybe the German Cup, because we've reached the last three finals, but haven't won one, so that's a big motivation for us.
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Collection: Football
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I was always sure the Bundesliga was the right choice for me. My first season was solid, if unspectacular, so maybe I would have preferred it not to be so hard at the beginning, but I've worked very hard to get to this point and want to get even better now.
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Collection: Choices