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Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Mkhitaryan
Personal information
Date of birth 21 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team Manchester United
Number 12
Youth career
1995–2006 Pyunik
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Pyunik 70 (30)
2009–2010 Metalurh Donetsk 37 (12)
2010–2013 Shakhtar Donetsk 72 (38)
2013–2016 Borussia Dortmund 88 (23)
2016– Manchester United 20 (7)
National team
2006–2007 Armenia U17 5 (1)
2007–2008 Armenia U19 6 (1)
2008–2010 Armenia U21 13 (9)
2007– Armenia 57 (16)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (born 21 January 1989) is a professional Armenian footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Manchester United and captains the Armenia national team. Mkhitaryan is Armenia's all-time top goalscorer, scoring 16 goals in 55 international matches since his debut in January 2007. His previous clubs include Pyunik Yerevan, where he came through the youth system, Metalurh Donetsk, and Shakhtar Donetsk. Mkhitaryan signed for the club on May 20, 2016 and will offically join on July 1, 2016 for an estimated £40 million.

Mkhitaryan has been chosen Armenian Footballer of the Year five times (every year since 2009, except 2010). In 2012 he was voted as the best Shakhtar player of 2011–12 season by the fans, and Ukraine Premier League MVP. In 2012, Mkhitaryan was named in UEFA's Top 100 players by UEFA European Football Yearbook 2012–13. Mkhitaryan was voted the CIS Footballer of the Year for 2012, making him the first Armenian footballer to be named the best player from post-Soviet countries. He received the award again for 2013. Mkhitaryan received the nickname Heno from his fans in Armenia and has been nicknamed Micki by his Borussia Dortmund fans.

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