UEFA provides an update on Eriksen's health after he collapsed on pitch
FOOTBALL By Standard Sports | June 12th 2021
Denmark star Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch in Saturday's Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen, causing the suspension of the match in the first half.
Danish players were in tears as medical staff tried to revive the Inter Milan player, who suddenly collapsed near the touchline.
After around 15 minutes Eriksen was stretchered off the field followed by the rest of the Denmark team, while Finland's players also left the pitch.
Both teams then left the field and returned to their dressing rooms.
Euro 2020 organizers UEFA then confirmed that the match was "suspended due to a medical emergency" and later tweeted to say that Eriksen's condition had "stabilized."
“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,” UEFA said.
“The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.”
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 EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 12, 2021
There is currently no information about what caused Eriksen to collapse and UEFA are expected make an announcement on the situation later on Saturday evening.
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