YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenian national football team captain, and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan visited the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) on March 19 and met with students and teaching staff, the Football Federation of Armenia said. The main goal of the visit was to meet with wounded and disabled soldiers.
Mkhitaryan arrived in Armenia to prepare for friendly matches with the national teams of Estonia and Lithuania on March 24 and 27.
Accompanied by YSMU Rector Armen Muradyan, Henrikh Mkhitaryan got acquainted with the Rehabilitation Center for wounded and disabled soldiers, talked to patients and students.
He donated his car, which he received for being included in the 2017 list of top 10 athletes of Armenia, to the Rehabilitation Center.
On March 17, the 19th round of the Armenian Football Championship kicked off with Yerevan’s Pyunik FC clashing with Alashkert FC – another Yerevan based team. Pyunik defeated Alashkert 3-1.
Mkhitaryan took in the game at the Pyunik Stadium.