Aubameyang contracted malaria with the Gabon national team: “I was in the hospital for a few days but I already feel better”

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal footballer

The Arsenal player Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has contracted the malaria in Gabon during the international stoppage of national teams, as reported by the footballer himself, who already feels “much better“after being hospitalized for a few days.

The Gabonese international traveled to his native country for the Africa Cup qualifying round and he played two games, against Angola and DR Congo, becoming infected during this period at the end of last March. On his return he played the duel against Liverpool, but not the next one against Sheffield.

A few days later he was diagnosed with malaria. “Hi guys, thanks for all the messages and calls. Unfortunately, I contracted malaria while I was with the national team in Gabon a few weeks ago“, he indicated on his official Instagram profile.

I spent a few days in the hospital this week, but I already feel so much better every dayThanks to the great doctors who detected and treated the virus so quickly, “added Aubameyang, who was also out tonight at Arsenal against Slavia Prague.

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