UEFA release statement: “Following the medical emergency involving
Denmark’splayer 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 stabilized.”
The Danish DBU football association tweeted that the 29-year-old was “awake and
at Rigshospitalet for further examinations”.
Finland’s national side said in a Twitter message: “Christian Eriksen is awake and his
condition is stable. The thoughts of Finland’s men’s national team, the Football
Association of Finland and the Finnish footballing family are with Eriksen, his loved
ones and the Danish team.”
Eriksen had just played a short pass when he fell face-forward onto the ground.
His teammates immediately gestured for help and medics rushed onto the field.
Medical staff immediately rushed the field and performed CPR in an attempt to
resuscitate Eriksen. Denmark players formed a circle around the medical staff in a bid for
Shocked fans in Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium looked on in horror as medics tended to
the ex-Spurs star.
Eriksen’s teammates formed a circle around the Inter Milan ace, with some in tears.