On the day of remembrance of the heroes who fell during the Artsakh war, senior player of the Armenia national football team, midfielder for Roma Henrikh Mkhitaryan posted the following on his Facebook page:
"Our braves never die
Our grief is so deep that it can’t be spoken…today all over the world a Commemorating Service will honor our fallen heroes.
44 days along in Artsakh, you have shown indescribable courage sacrificing your lives for the Holy mission of defending our Homeland, our People and our several millennia old historical lands.
You will live forever amongst us...
We pray also for our wounded brothers. Our absolute gratitude to all our soldiers. Thank you.”