Bleacher Report: Is Shakhtar's midfielder Mkhitaryan Europe's next big superstar?

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Sept. 20, 2012, 8:35 a.m. | Sports — by Bleacher Report

Henrik Mkhitaryan, right, of Shakhtar Donetsk celebrates after scoring against Danish FC Nordsjaelland during a group E Champions League round, first leg, soccer match at Donbas Arena stadium in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has finally arrived at the elite end of the world football scene, scoring his first UEFA champions League goals, as Shakhtar Donetsk beat FC Nordsjaelland 2-0 at the Donbass Arena. 

The 23-year-old Armenia international—who plays in the hole—scored twice to give his side three points in their Group E opener.

Both goals showed good movement, awareness and finishing prowess, a trait which has long been typical of the burgeoning Mkhitaryan.

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