Sports cardiologist: Eriksen "comes back to the legs"
Eriksen in stable condition, Euro 2020 match resumes
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was taken to a hospital Saturday after collapsing on the field during a match at the European Championship, leading to the game being suspended for more than 90 minutes. The governing body of European soccer said Eriksen has been stabilized and the Danish soccer federation said he was awake. “Christian Eriksen is awake and is undergoing further examinations at Rigshospitalet,” the Danish federation wrote on Twitter. The Euro 2020 match between Denmark and Finland had been halted in the 43rd minute with the score 0-0. It resumed at 8:30 p.m. local time.
The cardiologist Jesper Kjärgaard is confident that the Danish football star Christian Eriksen will be completely healthy again.
The cardiologist Jesper Kjärgaard is confident that the Danish football star Christian Eriksen after his collapse in the European Championship game on Saturday against Finland (0: 1) again completely is healthy.
"I think he will definitely come back to the legs. If it was a heart attack, that's a good sign that he is already conscious," said the physician, who is the professional of Inter Milan in Copenhagen Rigshospitalet Treated, the Danish station TV2 .
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Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed during a match Saturday, necessitating urgent medical attention on the field. However, cameras continued rolling as Eriksen received CPR and was stretchered off the field, something that has many fans heated. Eriksen collapsed in the first half of Denmark's match against Finland at the Euro 2020 in Copenhagen on Saturday. According to the New York Times, it initially appeared that Eriksen had merely stumbled to the ground. However, his teammates noticed he was in distress and quickly waved down the medical crew.
"We examine whether a cardiac arrest has led to his unconsciousness," the doctor explained: "The picture we now have consistent. Further investigations will be conducted, Eriksen will have to stay in the hospital for a few days.
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heart attacks are rare in people at the age of 29-year-old Eriksen, even though they sometimes occur at top athletes.
"There is athletes, the blood clots in the heart get or have heart rhythmias. This is difficult to recognize, but can be caused by exhausting training, "said the physician:" If a blood clot is present in the heart, it is usually accompanied by chest pain and other signs. In cardiac arrhythmias, there are no warning signs and the person will immediately become unconscious. "Everything about football EM 2021 at Sport1:
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The player, who is considered one of his country's all-time greats, is thankfully recovering after enduring a close call on the pitch against FinlandThe midfielder experienced a potentially life-threatening medical emergency on the pitch, prompting an outpouring of concern across the football community and further afield.