Christian Eriksen collapsed in the Denmark vs Finland match which was held on Saturday (12/6/2021). The incident occurred at the end of the first half, precisely when Eriksen was about to receive a throw-in from his partner.
Seeing Eriksen unconscious, the Danish and Finnish players immediately asked the medical team to enter the field and provide first aid. While medics were providing treatment, the Danish players stood in a shield around Eriksen.
Referee Anthony Taylor finally stopped the match. At that time, the position was still 0-0. UEFA has also confirmed that the Denmark vs Finland match has been suspended due to an emergency.
UEFA then gave the good news that Christian Eriksen was conscious when he was taken to hospital and his condition is stable. However, Eriksen still has to undergo further examination. Denmark vs Finland match was resumed and ended with the score 1-0 for Finland’s victory.
Furhtermore, some of the footballers showed support to Eriksen. They are such as:
Belgian bomber and Inter Milan star, Romelu Lukaku, dedicated his goal to Christian Eriksen in the Euro 2020 match. Romelu Lukaku and Thomas Meunier gave Belgium a 2-0 lead over Russia in the first half. Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring for Belgium in the 10th minute after receiving Timothy Castagne’s pass.
Lukaku, who was in the middle of the penalty box and escaped the offside trap, immediately fired a kick that damaged the Russian goal post. The 28-year-old immediately ran to celebrate his goal and shouted the name of his Inter Milan team-mate, Christian Eriksen, for the camera. “Chris, Chris, I love you,” said Lukaku.
Meanwhile, Son Heung-min scored a goal while strengthening the South Korean national team in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers in the Asian Zone. He dedicated his goal to Christian Eriksen.
Son Heung-min appeared in full when South Korea faced Lebanon in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers in the Asian Zone, Sunday (13/6/2021). The match was held at the Goyang Stadium and ended sweetly for the hosts. South Korea managed to crush Lebanon with a score of 2-1.
The 28-year-old winger scored in the 66th minute through the penalty spot. After breaking into the opponent’s goal, Son celebrated by running towards the camera on the sidelines while saying something.
Apparently, the sentence that came out of Son’s mouth was an endorsement for his former team-mate at Tottenham Hotspur, Christian Eriksen. “Stay strong Chris, I love you,” Son said.
The latest information obtained from the Danish Football Association, Eriksen is now continuously improving. He had already sent greetings to his comrades.
“This morning we spoke with Christian Eriksen, who has sent his greetings to his team-mates,” the Danish FA said in a statement. “His condition is stable and he is being treated at the hospital for further tests.”