Henrikh Mkhitaryan is an Armenian attacking midfield player who plays for Roma. He was born on 21st January 1989 and signed his first professional deal at the age of just 15 with FC Pyunik. Having made his debut in 2006, Mkhitaryan went on to play for the club until 2009 when he joined Metalurh Donetsk – where he remained for just the one season. In 2010, the Armenian moved to Ukrainian champions, Shakhtar Donetsk. Mkhitaryan spent three successful seasons with Shakhtar and caught the eye of the bigger European clubs with some excellent Champions League performances. In 2013, Mkhitaryan moved to German giants, Borussia Dortmund and, despite early struggles, went on to top the league’s assist charts in 2015/16.