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Christian Eriksen To Be Fitted With a Heart Starting Device.

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Eriksen is bound to be fitted with a “heart starting device” following the collapse on the pitch he suffered during the game in Copenhagen last Saturday. 

Eriksen remains hospitalized however, Denmark number 10 has shared that he has stabilized and is under intensive care after collapsing in their first game in the Euro 2020 match against Finland. 

The former Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest in the early stages of the game and received emergency CPR treatment for a prolonged period of time afterwards with the players and crowd waiting in angst. 

Luckily, they were able to resuscitate him on the pitch and he has been receiving treatment at the hospital ever since the occurrence and many players and fans have come together to show support for the Inter Milan player.

Eriksen’s Inter Colleague

Lukaku, his teammate, scored the opener in Belgium’s 3-0 thrashing of Russia on Saturday and sprinted toward a camera lens to immediately send a message to his friend and teammate. 

“Chris, I love you,” he echoed during the celebration. 

He confirmed to reporters that they would observe a round of applause after putting the ball out of touch in their game again the Danes, to pay tribute to his friend, and they did just that in an enthralling contest.

After going behind early, Belgium were forced to bring on Kevin de Bruyne in the second half, who came on and turned the tide in his countries favor to help them come from behind and win 2-1 with a goal and an assist.

Speaking on the decision of the device being implemented, Morten Boeson, the Danish team doctor echoed that many specialists have been consulted and this route is the best confirmed path going forward. 

“Christian has accepted the solution and the plan has moreover been confirmed by specialists nationally and internationally who all recommend the same treatment.” 

“We encourage everybody to give Christian and his family peace and privacy.” 


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