Denmark's Christian Eriksen collpases on ground during Euro 2020 match, fans and players send in good wishes on Twitter

  • The distressing moment arrived around the 40th minute in the first half when playmaker Christian Eriksen was approaching his teammate to collect a throw-in and he suddenly collapsed on the ground.
 Denmark's Christian Eriksen is stretchered off the pitch after collapsing during the match as his teammates react.(REUTERS)
Denmark's Christian Eriksen is stretchered off the pitch after collapsing during the match as his teammates react.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 12, 2021 11:11 PM IST
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Denmark footballer Christian Eriksen's collapsed on the ground during their Euro 2020 Group B clash against Finland in Copenhagen on Tuesday, leaving the footballing world in absolute shock.

The moment arrived around the 40th minute in the first half when playmaker Eriksen was approaching his teammate to collect a throw-in. However, as soon as the ball was thrown in, he collapsed. The referee called off the game immediately as his condition looked concerning.

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The Danish players formed a shield around their compatriots while Eriksen was seemingly receiving CPR from the medical staff.

He was then stretchered off the ground as players of both teams headed out. The Danish players staying close to Eriksen all the while.

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UEFA issued a tweet saying that the match has been suspended.

"The UEFA EURO 2020 match in Copenhagen has been suspended due to a medical emergency."

In the most recent update, UEFA tweeted that Eriksen has been stabilized and being taken to the hospital.

"Following the medical emergency involving Denmarkโ€™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," they tweeted.


The world of football, be it former or current players, commentators, experts and even fans took to Twitter to send their best wishes and prayers for the speedy recovery of Eriksen.

The scoreline remained locked at 0-0 before the horrific incident took place.

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