Danish footballer Christian Eriksen is “awake” in hospital after collapsing on the pitch in Denmark’s Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday, the country’s football association said.
“Christian Eriksen is awake and is undergoing further tests” at the hospital, the Danish Football Union said on Twitter, after the player was carried off the field after receiving CPR by medical personnel.
Eriksen collapsed on the pitch in Saturday’s Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen, causing the suspension of the match in the first half. Later, Uefa issued an update that the player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.
The incident happened at the end of the first half in a Group B match in Copenhagaen. He was carried off the field after receiving more than 10 minutes of treatment.
First update from Uefa:
Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET. The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.
Second update from Uefa:
Following the request made by players of both teams, Uefa has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland. Five minutes will be played at the end of...