Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has become the second African player after Ghana’s Tony Yeboah to win the golden boot in Germany twice.
Aubameyang achieved the feat of winning the golden boot in Germany twice after scoring a brace on the final day of the Bundesliga season on Saturday.
The Gabon ace scored a last-minute winner to help Borussia Dortmund edge past Werder Bremen 4-3 in the thriller on Saturday.
Aubameyang’s last-gasp strike proved enough for Dortmund to seal an automatic place in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
The striker was delighted to have helped his club side clinch a place in Europe’s top-flight club competition and to pick up the award of winning the league’s top scorer award.
‘I feel very good. We reached third place and qualified directly for the Champions League, that was our goal,” Aubameyang told Borussia Dortmund’s official website.
‘In addition, I took this trophy here (known as the Torjagerkanone). Everything was very emotional today, it was a very nice day.’
Tony Yeboah clinched the award in two successive seasons (1992–93, 1993–94) for Entrantch Frankfurt.