Finally, someone took it away from Yaya Toure… #whio
Aubameyang (143 points) beat Manchester City’s Ivorien midfielder Yaya Toure (136 points), as well as Ghana and Swansea City of England midfielder Andre Ayew (122 points) to second and third place, respectively, to claim the prestigious award for the first time.
The 26-year-old scored 27 goals in 27 appearances last season
The Gabon international was one of Europe’s most productive strikers in 2015, ranking among the continent’s top scorers. The 26-year-old has played a key role in Dortmund’s resurgence in the 2015-16 campaign and has already scored 18 goals in 17 Bundesliga starts this season.