Agency- Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during his team’s UEFA Euro 2020 clash against Finland at the Telia Parken Stadium in Copenhagen on Saturday.
During the 42nd minute, the ball went out of play for a Denmark throw-in when the score was 0-0. The 29-year-old Eriksen rushed to receive the ball but he collapsed face first as the ball hit his knee.
Moments later, referee Anthony Taylor signaled for urgent medical assistance.
The former Tottenham player’s national teammates were seen in tears as medical staff tried to resuscitate Eriksen on the far touchline. He was carried off to a loud ovation.
The UEFA EURO 2020 match in Copenhagen has been suspended due to a medical emergency,” said a statement.
According to BBC journalist Constantin Eckner, Eriksen has regained consciousness