Mkhitaryan Meets Wounded Soldiers’ at Rehab Center in Yerevan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan meets a wounded soldier recovering at a rehabilitation center in Yerevan (Photo courtesy of Football Federation of Armenia)

YEREVAN—Armenian National Soccer team Captain and Arsenal mid-fielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is in Armenia to compete in friendly matches against Estonia and Lithuania this week, on Monday visited a rehabilitation center for wounded soldiers that is affiliated with the State Medical University of Armenia.

He toured the facility meeting with wounded soldiers and staff and made a presentation during which announced a donation of a car he received when he was named Armenia’s best athlete to the center. His donation will greatly facilitate the center’s ability to transport soldiers and will enhance the activities of the center.

Herikh Mkhitaryan was swamped by fans when he attended a Armenian National Soccer Championship match in Yerevan on Sunday (Photo by Stepan Kocharyan for Armenpress)

Herikh Mkhitaryan was swamped by fans when he attended a Armenian National Soccer Championship match in Yerevan on Sunday (Photo by Stepan Kocharyan for Armenpress)

On Sunday, Mkhitaryan attended the Armenian Soccer Championship match between Yerevan’s Pyunik and Alashkert teams during which the former defeated the latter 3 to 1.

He was swamped by excited fans who spotted the soccer star and flanked him for selfies and autographs.

The Armenian National Team’s match with Estonia will take place on March 24 and on March 27 the team will face Lithuania in friendly matches.

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