Chelsea flop Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rolled back the years on Sunday evening as he provided a backheel assist while playing for Marseille.
The Gabonese international showed off his blistering turn of pace as he chased down a through ball, taking it past the keeper with his first touch. However, it was a heavy touch and the ball was almost at the byline when Aubameyang caught up with play.
But Aubameyang displayed a moment of supreme creativity as he back-heeled the ball into the path Ismaila Sarr, who turned the ball home for Marseille's third of the evening.
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"What an assist from Aubameyang. He was never finished, Chelsea was the problem," one fan tweeted. While a second shared: "This video cracks me up. How you getting done by Aubameyang!"
"That's an outrageous backheel assist from Aubameyang," a third said. And another added: "Aubameyang was a class act as he scored and provided an assist today!"
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Aubameyang was also able to get himself on the score sheet as Marseille beat Le Harve 3-0 at the Stade Velodrome. It was a long journey down from the northern tip of France for Le Harve, who met a Marseille side at the top of their game.
The Olympiens are in red hit form after they held Brighton to an excited 2-2 in the Europa League on Thursday. It was the first time Aubameyang had scored in Ligue 1 since April 2013 when he scored twice against Ajaccio for Saint-Etienne.
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