Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen sends message from hospital 3 days after suffering cardiac arrest during match

Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen sends message from hospital 3 days after suffering cardiac arrest during match

Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their “sweet and amazing” well-wishes after his collapse at the European Championship.

Eriksen remains in the hospital after suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday, when he had to be resuscitated with a defibrillator on the field.

“Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings and messages from all around the world. It means a lot to me and my family,” Eriksen wrote in a message that was shared on Twitter by the Danish soccer association.

Euro 2020: Christian Eriksen in ‘good mood’ as he recovers after cardiac arrest – reports

The Denmark player’s condition remains stable as he recovers in hospital after collapsing during the game with Finland.
The Denmark player’s condition remains stable as he recovers in hospital after collapsing during the game with Finland.

Christian Eriksen is said to be in a “good mood” as doctors continue to carry out tests after he collapsed during a Euro 2020 game.

The Danish footballer is recovering in hospital after he collapsed about 40 minutes into the game with Finland in Copenhagen on Saturday.

Agent and friend of the player, Martin Schoots, has said he has spoken to the 29-year-old attacking midfielder, as reported by La Gazetta in Italy.

“He joked, he was in a good mood, I found him fine,” he said.

“We all want to understand what happened to him, he wants to do it too: the doctors are carrying out in-depth examinations, it will take time.”

Mr Schoots added that messages had been reaching the Inter Milan star from across the world and his partner and parents are with him in hospital.

The player’s condition remains stable, according to an update provided on Monday by Danish football officials.

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