Armenian national team and “Shakhtar” Donetsk midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan named CIS footballer of the year. 22 from 45 journalists gave Mkhitaryan the first place, 8 - 2nd, 8 - 3rd, and 2 more - 4th.
Only 3 azerbaijanian journalists and Kyrgyzstan representative didn`t include Mkhitaryan among 5 best players. Henrikh got 172 points and surpassed Alexander Kerzhakov by 88 points. Thus, Mkhitaryan became the first Armenian footballer to be named the best player in post-soviet countries. Armenian national team forward Yura Movsisyan got 13 points and finished at 12nd place.