It will remain one of the striking images of this Euro football 2020. On June 12, the player Christian Eriksen suffered a malaise while his team from Denmark was playing against Finland, for the second day of the Euro . In the 43rd minute, the 29-year-old midfielder suddenly collapsed on the Copenhagen lawn. After the intervention of his teammates and the arrival of help, Christian Eriksen was immediately taken care of to be taken to a hospital in the capital. In the evening, UEFA announced that Christian Eriksen was in stable condition.
This Tuesday, June 15, Christian Eriksen gave his news to his community, to the delight of his fans who continued to worry. The father shared a meaningful Instagram photo where he gives a thumbs up and smiles at the camera. In his caption, Christian Eriksen began by thanking his fans: “Hello everyone. A big thank you for your sweet and kind messages of support and for your messages from all over the world. It means a lot to me and to my family.” Then the Danish player explained that he is doing better: “I am fine – given the circumstances. I still have to do tests in the hospital, but I feel good now.” Finally, he had words for his team so dear to his heart: “Now I will cheer on my teammates for the next Denmark matches. Play for all of Denmark!”
Details of Christian Eriksen’s heart attack
Shortly after the incident, Martin Boesen, the Danish team doctor, explained at a press conference in more detail what had happened: “We were called into the field when Christian s ‘collapsed, I hadn’t seen him fall myself, but it was clear that he was unconscious. ” Then the practitioner added: “When we got near him, he was on his side, he was breathing and I could feel his pulse, but suddenly everything changed and as everyone could see, we started to send him a heart message. ” Thanks to the equipment made available and the skills of the medical service, Christian Eriksen was able to be revived. “We managed to bring Christian back,” said Martin Boesen.
Christian Eriksen © Instagram