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Christian Eriksen © Moreau-Perusseau
Christian Eriksen © Moreau-Perusseau

Euro 2021: Who is Christian Eriksen, the player who collapsed in the middle of the match?

Christian Eriksen was victim of a serious illness, this Saturday, June 12, in the middle of the Euro 2021 match. The Danish player collapsed and was evacuated on a stretcher. His condition is now stable.

This Saturday, June 12, Christian Eriksen is in all minds. In the middle of the Euro 2021 match, the famous Danish player was a victim of a malaise and collapsed on the pitch in Copenhagen at the 42nd minute of play. A sequence that shocked the whole world. His teammates immediately ran to him and the emergency services followed shortly after. Doctors then tried to resuscitate him with a defibrillator and gave him a heart massage. He was evacuated on a stretcher, surrounded by white sheets and accompanied by the Danish players. After this terrible collapse, the sportsman regained consciousness and was awake. Nevertheless, he has to stay in the hospital for further tests. The 29 year old footballer is the star of his team.

Christian Eriksen has a great track record. He started his professional career in 2010 with Ajax Amsterdam, with whom he won three Dutch league titles. Change of scene in 2013 when he joined the English team Tottenham Hotspur, which allowed him to participate in his first Champions League. The years go by and this high-level athlete continues to show his physical prowess. In the 2016-2017 season, the attacking midfielder became one of the best players in the world in his position. Thanks to him and his team, he narrowly missed winning the Champions League in 2019. In the end, it is Liverpool who gets the coveted trophy. In 2020, Christian Eriksen has signed for a new club and is thriving with Inter Milan. His numerous caps for the Danish team have allowed the father of two to become one of the best players of his generation. In fact, he reached the seventh place of the best scorer in the history of the Danish selection. A beautiful consecration.

A player who shines but a discreet man

On the heart side, Christian Eriksen is very discreet. He is in perfect love since 2012 with Sabrina Kvist Jensen. Unlike other companions of footballers, the young woman does not like to post on social networks. She does not have a Twitter account and has published only a dozen photos on her Instagram account. Only the Danish player allows himself some rare shots of the one he loves on his social networks. In particular, he shared the good news when their second child, a baby girl, was born in December 2020. Present in Copenhagen during the match between Denmark and Finland, Sabrina ran onto the field to be at the side of her companion, inanimate. In tears, Christian Eriksen’s teammates tried to comfort her. This match of Euro 2021, which was interrupted this afternoon, but resumed in the evening, at 20:30 since the health of the sportsman stabilized.