Christian Eriksen has been stabilized at a Copenhagen hospital after collapsing during Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 game with Finland.
The Inter Milan player collapsed during the game minutes before the end of the first half.
Moments after the collapse, with anxiety palpably showing on the faces of spectators, match officials and the players, his team mates used a white blanket to shield him as he was being stretchered away, for what commentators said was a ‘medical emergency’.
Distressed Danish team.
The 29-year-old required CPR from medical personnel on the field after falling to the ground unchallenged.
Earlier report said it was just a few minutes to half time that Denmark’s Christian Eriksen slumped on the pitch. The scenes that ensured after that were terrifying and scary.
The Danish players were almost in tears as Eriksen received medical attention from the medical team who were trying to resuscitate him by giving him CPR.Vie0% data.
The match was immediately suspended by Uefa and the players made their way off the pitch, worried and disturbed.
The medical team took Eriksen off the pitch on a stretcher and few minutes after that, Uefa released a statement to give a little update on the situation of the player.80% data.
"Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET."
"The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilized." pictures in App
Eriksen’s Danish teammates, Finland’s players and all those in attendance were understandably distraught as medical teams attempted to resuscitate the playmaker on the field, before he was taken to a local hospital.
UEFA announced shortly after the game had been suspended, that Eriksen’s has been stabilized.
“Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET.
The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilized, UEFA said in a tweet.