Euro 2021: deep concern after Christian Eriksen's discomfort during Denmark-Finland

The Danish players are in shock as the help is busy around their teammate Christian Eriksen, victim of a malaise during the match of Euro 2021 against Finland, June 12, 2021. AP - Wolfgang Rattay

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The match between Denmark and Finland, within the framework of Euro 2021, was abruptly interrupted after Christian Eriksen's discomfort.

The Dane collapsed on the pitch and was taken in by the emergency services.

His uncertain condition is causing great concern, as the emergency services had to perform cardiac massage.


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The start of Euro 2021 football is clouded by the terrible images from Copenhagen, where Denmark and Finland entered into competition this Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m.

We were playing the 43rd minute of play, the score was 0-0, when Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch.

Very quickly, his teammates called for help.

The midfielder, unconscious on the ground, had his eyes rolled back before medics arrived to take care of him.

The match was interrupted, in a nightmare atmosphere.

In the stands, on the ground, some were crying, while the emergency services began to give Christian Eriksen a heart massage.

After several minutes of floating, the player was evacuated on a stretcher, a white sheet around him to keep him out of sight.

No information has yet been given as to his condition and the potential outcome of this match.

This article will be updated by the editorial staff of RFI as more information arrives.


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