Denmark group physician Morten Boesen says Christian Eriksen was “gone” after a cardiac arrest however medical check outcomes have been regular thus far.
The 29-year-old collapsed throughout his facet’s Euro 2020 opening match in opposition to Finland, and was given emergency CPR on the pitch with the sport quickly suspended simply earlier than half-time.
Eriksen is at present being handled at Rigshospitalet, one among Denmark’s high hospitals, which is lower than a mile from Parken Stadium in Copenhagen.
“The exams which have been achieved thus far look effective,” Boesen informed a information convention.
When requested what prompted the incident, Boesen stated: “We do not have an reason it occurred. I am unable to reply that query.
“I did not see it dwell, I noticed it on display when it occurred. You noticed the identical as me. No rationalization thus far.”
Boesen confirmed Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest, saying: “He was gone.
“We did cardiac resuscitation, it was a cardiac arrest.
“How shut had been we to shedding him? I do not know, however we acquired him again after one defib, in order that’s fairly quick.”
The Danish gamers have been in touch with Eriksen by way of video calls, confirmed Peter Moller, director of Danish soccer affiliation DBU.
“This morning we now have spoken to Christian Eriksen, who has despatched his greetings to his teammates,” a Danish FA assertion learn on Twitter.
“His situation is steady, and he continues to be hospitalised for additional examination.”