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Arsenal striker Aubameyang booked for pulling on his mask

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was booked for pulling on his mask after scoring in Arsenal's Europa League win over Rennes.

Aubameyang tapped home the opener at the Emirates before Ainsley Maitland-Niles made it two before half-time.

That dragged Arsenal ahead on away goals before Aubamayeng made it three from a Sead Kolasinac cross to give his side the lead.

Aubameyang then wheeled away before reaching over the advertising hoardings and pulling out a Black Panther mask, as he had promised.

It didn't go down well with the officials as Aubameyang was shown a yellow card for his troubles.

FIFA rules state when a player should be cautioned for "unsporting behaviour".

"If a player covers his face with a mask or other similar when celebrating a goal: this is an unnecessary and excessive display of celebration."

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