The Danish footballer suffered a heart attack during the Euro match


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The Danish footballer suffered a heart attack during the Euro match

June 14, 2021

Danish team doctor Morten Possen said Danish footballer Christian Eriksen’s heart stopped beating after he fell to the ground during a Euro 2020 match against Finland on Saturday.

“Well, he’s gone,” Poussin said, according to The Wall Street Journal. “We did CPR. And that was cardiac arrest.”

Eriksson, a 29-year-old midfielder, collapsed during the 43rd minute of the match, the magazine He said. Erickson soon lost signs of life and used a pacemaker to revive him in front of a public and international television audience.

“How close are we[to losing him]? I don’t know,” Buzyn said. “We brought it back after one mistake, so that’s pretty fast.”

Poussin said he did not know what caused Erickson’s cardiac arrest. He said Ericsson may have survived due to the availability of the latest medical equipment.

“That was absolutely crucial, I think,” Posen said. “The time that happened when he received help is the deciding factor, and that time was short. That was crucial.”

ESPN reports that Ericsson is now in stable condition in a Copenhagen hospital and has sent video messages to his teammates.

“We are in contact with him. We were in contact with him yesterday and today. [His] The situation is the same as yesterday, said the Danish Football Association’s director of communications, Jakob Hoyer, which is stable and well. ESPN.

The match resumed after 90 minutes of postponement. Finland won 1-0. Denmark next plays Belgium on Thursday.

A footballer who collapsed in 2012 and died technically for 78 minutes said Eriksen would be mentally challenged to recover.

Fabrice Mwamba, a former Bolton Wanderers player, wrote in a column for times ESPN said it took more than a year for him to come to terms with what happened. Retired at the age of 24.

“It’s too early to tell about his physical health, but I can share a part of the mental battle that is, in many ways, the hardest part of the journey ahead,” Mwamba said.