Eriksen’s….! The team doctor from Denmark said Sunday that “no explanation” was still available as to why midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed against Finland when the Euro 2020 match opened in his country but confirmed his cardiac arrest.
The team Dr Morten Boesen told a press conference, “He was gone and we did cardiac resuscitation.” “How near have we been? I don’t know that. I don’t know. After one defibrillation, we got him back, so that’s pretty quick, “Boesen added. Boesen added.
But the doctor also said that they still had to find out about the cause of the heart attack of the 29-year-old. “There is no explanation to date,” Boesen said, adding that the player still in the hospital has returned to all the tests done so far. The physician added.
“This is also one of the reasons he remains in the hospital. In the 43rd minute of Denmark’s Group B match against Finland Saturday the Inter Milan star suddenly collapsed, leaving the medical staff administering CPR unmovable.
For about 15 minutes, he laid down on the field and was taken away from the spot and rushed into the hospital. The game was suspended temporarily awaiting health updates, yet resumed later in the evening when reports showed the player was in a stable and awake state.
Finnish debutants finished in a 1-0 win. The Danish players were offered the option of continuing or postponing the game, but Kasper Hjulmand, head coach, on Sunday said he was sorry for the decision.
Hjulmand told reporters, “I honestly think we shouldn’t have been on the pitch again. Eriksen told him he wanted the team to continue playing in the tournament. Hjulmand added.
“Christian wants us to continue to play, so we are going to do that. For Christian, we want to play, “He said Hjulmand.