14:25  ,  March 3, 2022

Henrikh Mkhitaryan leaves Armenian national team

Roma midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan left the Armenian national team.

"I remember the first time I put on the national team jersey in a friendly against Panama when I scored my first goal in the World Cup qualifier against Estonia. I wanted to win at every stage of my career, no matter the difficulties.

"It was a great honor for me to play for the national team for the last 15 years and even more honor to be its captain for the last 6 years.

"After 95 international games, hard work, unprecedented ups and downs, I decided to stop playing for the Armenian national team.

"I came to this decision after my last game against Germany in November. I think now is the right time. I gave the team everything I could.

"In the coming years, I will be fully focused on my club career," he wrote on his Facebook.

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