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Sport 'Fight for your life': Drogba among stars wishing Eriksen well

22:18  12 june  2021
22:18  12 june  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Prominent figures from the world of football have sent their best wishes to Christian Eriksen after the midfielder collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2020 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.

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba was among the stars to wish Eriksen well.

Drogba wrote: 'Fight for your life #eriksen 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'.

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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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Eriksen's current club Inter wrote: 'Forza Chris, all of our thoughts are with you!'.

England winger Jadon Sancho wrote: My prayers go out to' followed by the Danish flag, a broken heart and a praying emoji.

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Cesc Fabregas, who was covering the game as a pundit, tweeted four praying emojis.

Gary Lineker tweeted: 'Goodness me, this looks truly awful.'

Pundit Micah Richards wrote: 'Praying for you christian eriksen!'.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson wrote: 'Praying for you Eriksen!'

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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.'

Former Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil wrote: 'Shocked. We're all with you, Christian Eriksen. Please be ok.'

Jesse Lingard wrote: 'Thoughts and prayers go out to christian eriksen and his family praying everything is ok'.

Tottenham defender Sergio Reguilon wrote: 'Eriksen' accompanied by praying and heart emojis.

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga tweeted three praying emojis.

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