Euro 2021: Christian Eriksen, the Danish victim of cardiac arrest, is better



Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, who suffered cardiac arrest during the Denmark-Finland game on Saturday June 12, said “To be fine despite the circumstances”, in a message posted Tuesday on his Instagram account. “I still have to do tests at the hospital but I feel good”, he wrote under a picture of himself smiling, thumbs up, on his hospital bed.

“Now I will support the guys from the Danish team for the next matches. Play for all of Denmark », added the 29-year-old, who also thanked his fans for all of their messages.

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“No explanation” for this discomfort

Saturday, towards the end of the first period of Denmark-Finland, far from the ball and any opponent, Eriksen suddenly collapsed on the field, his eyes rolled back. On Sunday, the selection doctor Morten Boesen had said no “No explanation” to this discomfort. “He was gone and we did a heart massage to revive him. It was a cardiac arrest ”, he had explained.

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