UEFA Euro 2020: Denmark and Belgium pay respect to Christian Eriksen throughout their sport.© AFP
Denmark’s sport in opposition to Belgium at Euro 2020 was interrupted after 10 minutes Thursday to permit gamers and supporters at Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium to participate in a spherical of applause for Christian Eriksen. The 29-year-old Denmark midfielder is recovering in hospital after struggling a cardiac arrest and collapsing on the pitch throughout Saturday’s Group B sport in opposition to Finland. A piece of followers within the 25,000 crowd held up a banner studying “All of Denmark is with you, Christian” because the referee briefly halted the match with Denmark main 1-0 by a second-minute purpose from Yussuf Poulsen.
The Danish Football Union (DBU) stated earlier Thursday that Eriksen would have a coronary heart defibrillator implanted after present process a collection of exams.
“After Christian has been through different heart examinations it has been decided that he should have an ICD (heart starter),” the Danish FA stated in a press release on Twitter.
“This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances,” it added.
The DBU supplied no particulars on the potential penalties for the Inter Milan participant’s future profession.
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