June 3, 2020 - 11:55 AMT
Henrikh Mkhitaryan kneels to join Black Lives Matter movement

Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined the Black Lives Matter movement.

"We are together and today we kneel in support of #blacklivesmatter," Mkhitaryan said on social media

In a picture posted on Facebook, the Armenia international and fellow players at Roma are kneeling in solidarity with the movement.

George Floyd, the 46-year-old African American man, died while in police custody in Minneapolis, which has sparked protests in the United States and spread across the world. Derek Chauvin, the 44-year-old Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on Floyd, has been arrested on third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges. Three other officers involved in the arrest have not been charged.