Christian Eriksen collapses on pitch as Denmark play Finland at Euro 2020

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed when his team faced Finland in one of the opening matches of Euro 2020 in Copenhagen.

Christian Eriksen collapsed face first in the grass when the ball hit his knee.

A UEFA tweet said the game was suspended due to a medical emergency

Inter Milan player Eriksen fell to the ground in the Parken Stadium shortly before the break, leaving players from both teams in dire straits.

English referee Anthony Taylor called paramedics onto the field and Eriksen underwent prolonged treatment.

Teammates formed a protective shield around the former Tottenham man, while the fans in the stadium were visibly stunned by the incident, some were shown in tears.

Eriksen, who previously played for Tottenham Hotspur, appeared to have fainted when he received a throw-in in the 42nd minute of the game.

Teammates had their backs around him when it appeared he was being resuscitated.

Referee Taylor reportedly being “very concerned” as tears flow inside the stadium.

A Guardian reporter said, “I think he just collapsed and fell over when he got a throw-in. That is very worrying.”

Erikson collapsed at the corner flag near the sideline and was quickly surrounded by players from Denmark and Finland.

The medical staff was called immediately when the game was interrupted.

A woman believed to be Eriksen’s wife entered the field.

The Guardian said, “At the BBC, they’ve reduced themselves to the studio and probably not ahead of time. Gary Lineker, Cesc Fabregas, Alex Scott and Micah Richards all look totally shocked, just like me. It’s hard to know what they are supposed to do. Really put in here. Please God, Christian will be fine. “

The players have returned to their locker rooms.

The Independent said: “The medical staff is still working on Christian Eriksen. Sheets are held up around the player as they continue their work.

“The stadium is in total shock. Some of the Danish players are crying. There is still no word about Eriksen’s condition. The television cameras avoid this area of ​​the pitch.”


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