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Barcelona striker Aubameyang joins Romario, Ronaldo with landmark goal

Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined elite company with his winner at Real Sociedad.

It was the first goal that Real Sociedad had conceded at home since December but extended Barca's winning run away from home in LaLiga to five matches.

For Aubameyang, it was his ninth goal in 11 appearances in the league since joining from Arsenal at the start of February.

Having had his contract mutually terminated by the Gunners after a disciplinary breach, the 32-year-old has proved to be a sensational addition for Barca.

He is the first player since Zlatan Ibrahimovic (also for Barcelona) in 2009 to score nine goals in his first 11 appearances in LaLiga.

The only other players to reach that tally in their inaugural 11 matches in the Spanish top-flight are Atletico Madrid striker Christian Vieri in 1997 and Barcelona stars Romario and Ronaldo in 1993 and 1996 respectively.

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