Copenhagen: Denmark’s key man Christian Eriksen collapsed all of sudden midway to the game. He was then stretchered off the field after receiving medical treatment on the pitch for over 10 minutes. Following the incident, the match between Denmark and Finland was suspended, now officially postponed.Also Read - Twitter Reacts After Reports of Rishabh Pant Testing Positive For Covid-19
Eriksen collapsed unchallenged to the ground while receiving a throw-in with his teammates surrounding him, all looking visibly upset. The medical staff was called upon immediately for assistance and CPR was administered. Kasper Schmeichel was seen in tears consoling Eriksen’s wife who had entered the pitch. Also Read - Ind vs Eng - BCCI Secretary Jay Shah Had Warned Indian Cricketers Against Attending Wimbledon & Euro 2020: Report
UEFA confirmed the suspension “due to a medical emergency” as Finland players and match officials left the pitch. The last image received seem to confirm that he is awake and breathing. Also Read - UEFA Snubs Cristiano Ronaldo in EURO 2020 Team of the Tournament; 5 Italians And 3 English Players Included
‘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,” UEFA tweeted.