Eriksen collapsed throughout Denmark’s recreation in opposition to Finland on Saturday earlier than being resuscitated with CPR and a defibrillator.
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The Danish federation stated Eriksen had visited his teammates on Friday after leaving the hospital in Copenhagen and can now go dwelling to spend time along with his household. Denmark misplaced its second group match 2-1 in opposition to Belgium on Thursday.
“Thanks for the large variety of greetings — it has been unimaginable to see and really feel,” Eriksen stated.
“The operation went effectively, and I’m doing effectively beneath the circumstances. It was actually nice to see the blokes once more after the improbable recreation they performed final night time.
“No have to say, that I shall be cheering on them on Monday in opposition to Russia.”
The soccer world has paid quite a lot of emotional tributes to Eriksen following his collapse.
Belgian and Danish gamers halted Thursday’s match to look at a minute’s applause in an emotional mark of respect for Eriksen.
On Wednesday, gamers from Finland and Russia wore “Get effectively Christian!” T-shirts as they warmed up for his or her recreation, which Russia went on to win 1-0.
Denmark should beat Russia on Monday and wishes different outcomes to go its approach in an effort to progress into Euro 2020’s knockout phases.