Sport Christian Eriksen thanks fans for support, says he's feeling 'fine — under the circumstances'
Gamethread: Denmark vs. Finland — Game suspended after Christian Eriksen collapsed; Eriksen is awake and undergoing further examinations; the game will re-start
Best wishes to Christian Eriksen and his family during this extremely tough moment.Following the request made by players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC).
Christian Eriksen, midfielder for the Denmark national team, posted his first update on social media since his scary collapse during a match three days ago. His message? Gratitude, love, and positivity. He gave a thumbs-up from his hospital bed, and encouraged his teammates to fight on.
Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings and messages from all around the world. It means a lot to me and my family. ♥️????
I'm fine - under the circumstances. I still have to go through some examinations at the hospital, but I feel okay.
Now, I will cheer on the boys on the Denmark team in the next matches. Play for all of Denmark ????????
Euro 2021: Denmark vs. Finland temporarily suspended after Christian Eriksen collapses on the field
There were scary scenes at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen after Denmark's Christian Eriksen collapsed to the ground untouched. Team medical staff raced to tend to him and the match was temporarily suspended. After he was stabilized and transported to a local hospital, the teams resumed the match.The UEFA EURO 2020 match in Copenhagen has been suspended due to a medical emergency.
Eriksen, 29,In the 42nd minute he appeared to stumble after a throw-in, then fell to the ground. His teammates immediately called for medical personnel, who discovered that his heart had stopped. They gave him CPR and used the portable defibrillator to restart his heart, then transported him to the hospital for further tests. The team doctor, Morton Boesen, told the media on Sunday that
Match restart draws heavy criticism
The match was suspended immediately but resumed less than two hours after Eriksen had collapsed, a decision that has drawn heavy criticism. UEFA has said several times that players from both teams requested that the match restart, but Denmark players have spoken out and said that they only chose to restart the match that night because the only other option was to restart at noon the next day.
Christian Eriksen was 'gone,' resuscitated after cardiac arrest, team doctor says
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest during a Euro 2020 match on Saturday, Morten Boesen, Denmark's team doctor, confirmed on Sunday. "He was gone, and we did cardiac resuscitation," Boesen said at a news conference. Eriksen is in stable condition at a Copenhagen hospital after collapsing late in the first half of Denmark's opener against Finland. Paramedics and doctors, including Boesen, rushed onto the field to treat him. They administered CPR and used a defibrillator, or AED. "We got him back after one defib, so that's quite fast," Boesen said. "How close were we [to losing Eriksen]? I don't know," he said.
"We had two options. None of the options were good. We took the least bad one,""There were a lot of players that weren't able to play the match. They were elsewhere [mentally]."
UEFA has defended its decision to give the players just two restart options, saying that the players' need for 48 hours of rest between matches limited its options.
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Christian Eriksen has been released from the hospital following his suffering cardiac arrest on the field last Saturday. After his release earlier today, the Dansk Boldspil-Union (Danish Football Association) posted an update about the star midfielder. “Christian Eriksen has been through a successful operation and was today discharged from Rigshopitalet,” the statement read. “Today he […] The post Christian Eriksen Has Reportedly Been Released From The Hospital appeared first on The Spun.