Christian Eriksen leaves hospital after 'successful operation': Danish FA

He had a heart-started device implemented. This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, has been discharged from hospital, the Danish Football Association (DBU) said on Friday.


He was collapsed on the pitch of Euro 2020 match. He was suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark's first Group B game against Finland in Copenhagen last Saturday. The CPR was administered to him on the pitch and his heart was re-started with a defibrillator before he was taken to hospital.


Eriksen, 29, had a heart-started device implemented. This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances. The players and fans across the tournament send him messages of goodwill.


In Denmark’s second game, against Belgium, the match was stopped in the 10th minute as both teams joined the 25,000-strong crowd for a minute's applause as a tribute to the playmaker.


Eriksen said “Thank you for the massive number of greetings, it has been incredible to see and feel."


He also said: "The operation went well and I am doing well under the circumstances. It was really great to see the guys again after the fantastic game they played last night. No need to say that I will be cheering on them on Monday against Russia."


Eriksen also visited his teammates at their training base in the coastal town of Helsingor, about 45 kilometres from the Parken Stadium where he collapsed. He would be going home to spend time with his family.


Eriksen previously also expressed his gratitude for the "amazing messages from all around the world" after posting his first photo from hospital.


Three days after the incident, Eriksen wrote on Instagram: "Hello everyone. Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings and messages from all around the world. It means a lot to me and my family.”

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