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Denmark's players circled Eriksen to shield him from the watching fans and cameras, with white flags held up around the player in what appeared to be a desperate situation

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Denmark's Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after going down

Denmark's Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after going down

Denmark's Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after going down

Denmark captain Christian Eriksen has been taken to hospital after collapsing on the pitch during the Euro 2020 game against Finland, after medical staff revived him on the pitch amid horrifying scenes in Copenhagen.

English referee Anthony Taylor quickly called off the match in Copenhagen, as millions of fans watching around the world were shocked to see Inter Milan midfielder Eriksen collapse to the ground with medics administering CPR in a bid to revive the 29-year-old.

Denmark's players circled Eriksen to shield him from the watching fans and cameras, with white flags held up around the player in what appeared to be a desperate situation.

The Danish players were in tears as they feared the worst for their stricken team-mate, with Eriksen's family members watching as their worst nightmares unfolded on the pitch in front of them.

Yet it has now been confirmed that the fast work of the Danish medical staff may have saved Eriksen's life, with a statement from the Danish FA confirming their star player was on his way to hospital for treatment.

"Christian Eriksen is awake and is for further examinations at Rigshospitalet," read their statement.

UEFA also confirmed the news about Eriksen's health was encouraging as they issued this statement.

"Following the medical emergency for Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET. The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised."

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