The Danish national soccer player Christian Eriksen has to stay in hospital after his collapse, but according to his advisor he is on the mend.

“We heard each other this morning.

He joked, he was in a good mood, he's fine, ”said Martin Schoots of the“ Gazzetta dello Sport ”(Monday) in an interview conducted on Sunday.

"We all want to understand what happened to him, he also wants that: The doctors do thorough examinations, that takes time," added Schoots.

The 29-year-old midfielder Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday night just before the half-time break of the group game against Finland and had to be resuscitated on the pitch. His condition stabilized in the hospital in Copenhagen. “He was happy because he saw how much love he had around him. He got news from all over the world, ”said Schoots of his visit to the professional from Italian champions Inter Milan.

"Half the world came forward, everyone was concerned," said the consultant about the sympathy after the public collapse. “Christian doesn't give up. He and his family want to thank everyone. ”Eriksen will remain under observation in the hospital on Monday and“ maybe Tuesday ”. "Now he has to recover, his wife and parents are with him," said Schoots. The midfielder is also following the Danish European Championship games: "In any case, he wants to support his team against Belgium as a fan."