Sport 'Fight for your life': Drogba among stars wishing Eriksen well
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Prominent figures from the world of football have sent their best wishes toafter the midfielder collapsed during Denmark's game against Finland.
Eriksen collapsed as a throw-in was taken towards him towards the end of the first half at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, with medical staff being called onto the pitch immediately to apply CPR and the game subsequently being postponed.
Denmark tweeted to say: that Eriksen is now awake Christian Eriksen is AWAKE and is undergoing further examinations at Rigshospitalet”.
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Following the incident England cancelled their pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday's game against Croatia.
Formerstar Didier Drogba was among the stars to wish Eriksen well.
Drogba wrote: 'Fight for your life #eriksen we pray for you.'
Fight for your life— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) we pray for you ????????
Fabrice Muamba, who collapsed on the pitch at White Hart Lane while playing for Bolton against Tottenham in 2012, tweeted: 'Please God'.
Please God— fabrice muamba (@fmuamba6)
Tottenham, for whom Eriksen made 305 appearances between 2013 and 2020, wrote: 'All of our thoughts are with Christian Eriksen and his family.'
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All of our thoughts are with Christian Eriksen and his family. ???????? ????— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial)
Eriksen's current club Inter wrote: 'Forza Chris, all of our thoughts are with you!'.
Forza Chris, all of our thoughts are with you! ????— Inter ???????????? (@Inter_en)
England winger Jadon Sancho wrote: My prayers go out to' followed by the Danish flag, a broken heart and a praying emoji.
My prayers go out to ????????????????????— Jadon Sancho (@Sanchooo10)
Cesc Fabregas, who was covering the game as a pundit, tweeted four praying emojis.
????????????????????????????????— Cesc Fàbregas Soler (@cesc4official)
Gary Lineker tweeted: 'Goodness me, this looks truly awful.'
Goodness me, this looks truly awful.— Gary Lineker ???? (@GaryLineker)
Pundit Micah Richards wrote: 'Praying for you christian eriksen!'.
Praying for you christian eriksen! ❤️— Micah Richards (@MicahRichards)
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson wrote: 'Praying for you Eriksen!'
Euros rocked by Danish star's collapse midgame
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was taken to a hospital after collapsing on the field during a match at the European Championship.The governing body of European soccer said Eriksen has been stabilised and the Danish soccer federation said he was awake.
Praying for you Eriksen! ????????— Alisson Becker (@Alissonbecker)
Dutch midfielder Marten de Roon wrote: 'This is heartbreaking to see. Also please stop sharing videos of Christian or his girlfriend and cut off the cameras.'
This is heartbreaking to see. Also please stop sharing videos of Christian or his girlfriend and cut off the cameras.— Marten de Roon (@Dirono)
Former Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil wrote: 'Shocked. We're all with you, Christian Eriksen. Please be ok.'
Shocked. We're all with you, Christian Eriksen ❤️???????? Please be ok. ????????— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088)
Jesse Lingard wrote: 'Thoughts and prayers go out to christian eriksen and his family praying everything is ok'.
Thoughts and prayers go out to christian eriksen and his family praying everything is ok ????????— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard)
Tottenham defender Sergio Reguilon wrote: 'Eriksen' accompanied by praying and heart emojis.
Eriksen ????????❤️— Sergio Reguilón (@sergio_regui)
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga tweeted three praying emojis.
????????????— kepa Arrizabalaga (@kepa_46)
Danish stars lift lid on 'emotional' Eriksen reunion .
Christian Eriksen surprised the Denmark team with a visit in the middle of a training session and then gave them all a hug.Eriksen was discharged from a Copenhagen hospital on Friday and immediately went to see his teammates at their European Championship base camp outside the capital.