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Sport Fergie joins Prince William sends well wishes to Christian Eriksen

13:20  13 june  2021
13:20  13 june  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Sarah Ferguson has joined Prince William in sending her best wishes to Christian Eriksen after the footballer collapsed during the Euro 2020 opener last night.

The Duchess of York, 61, posted a photograph of the midfielder to her Instagram story earlier today, writing: 'Thinking of Christian Eriksen and his family. Best wishes and strength to a full recovery.'

'Also deep respect and gratitude to the medical team and the team who saved Christian.'

Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2020 opener against Finland and required CPR on the pitch, but is now confirmed to be conscious and in hospital undergoing further tests.

Christian Eriksen Victim of a discomfort: This gesture of a player who probably saved her life

 Christian Eriksen Victim of a discomfort: This gesture of a player who probably saved her life © Sipa Christian Eriksen Victim of a malaise: this gesture of a player who probably saved her life Saturday, June 12, Christian Eriksen was transported to the hospital after a discomfort in full game of Euro 2020. But even before the arrival of the relief, the footballer was taken care of by one of his teammates. Good mood gave way to worry . This Saturday, June 12, round balloon enthusiasts were pleased to attend Denmark's match against Finland as part of the Euro 2020.

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Fergie's comments come hours after Prince William, 38, shared a rare personal tweet expressing his gratitude to the medical team last night.

The Duke of Cambridge, the president of the Football Association, took to Twitter to express his relief at Eriksen's improved condition, and to hail the calm thinking of both referee Anthony Taylor and the medics.

He tweeted: 'Encouraging news about Christian Eriksen, we are all thinking about him and his family.

'Well done to the medical team and Anthony Taylor for their calm and swift action. W.'

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Prince William is president of the Football Association (FA) and took over the role from his uncle, the Duke of York, in 2006.

Prince William sends thoughts to Christian Eriksen and his family

  Prince William sends thoughts to Christian Eriksen and his family Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2020 opener against Finland and required CPR on the pitch, but is now confirmed to be conscious and in hospital undergoing further tests. The match was halted, before both sets of players agreed to return to the pitch and complete the fixture, which Finland eventually won 1-0. © Provided by Daily Mail ( © Provided by Daily Mail ( The Duke of Cambridge took to Twitter to express his relief at Eriksen's improved condition, and to hail the calm thinking of both referee Anthony Taylor and the medics.

The Duke has taken a keen interest in all aspects of the game, including his support for the men's and women's national teams.

The match was halted after Eriksen's collapse, before both sets of players agreed to return to the pitch and complete the fixture, which Finland eventually won 1-0.

Peter Moller of the Danish Football Association revealed that the Danish players agreed to restart their match against Finland after speaking to Eriksen and being assured his condition was stable.

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'We have been in contact with him [Eriksen] and the players have spoken to Christian. He is doing well and they are playing the match for Christian.' Moller told Danmarks Radio.

Romelu Lukaku, a team-mate of Eriksen at Inter Milan, dedicated his goal for Belgium against Russia to the midfielder as he sent his country on their way to a 3-0 win in their Euros opener.

After scoring, he ran to the cameras and shouted, 'Chris, Chris I love you!.'

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