Paramedics rescued him with the help of a ‘defibrillator’ (a type of medical device). Denmark will face England in the Euro 2020 semi-finals on Wednesday. The final will be played on Sunday.
Erickson was given CPR on the field to save his life
Eriksson fell to the ground in the last minute of the first half against Finland and had to be rushed to hospital for treatment.
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He was given CPR in the field earlier. The game was also stopped for almost 90 minutes. Seeing Erikson in this state on the field, the teammates started crying. Erickson then underwent surgery and visited his colleagues immediately after being released from the hospital.
Tags: Christian Eriksen, Euro 2020, football news, game news
First Published: July 08, 2021, 01:00 IST