07 Jul Christian Eriksen and medics who saved him invited to last by UEFA
European football governing physique UEFA has invited Denmark worldwide Christian Eriksen and the paramedics who helped save his life throughout an on-field cardiac arrest to attend the Euro 2020 last at Wembley on Sunday.
Eriksen collapsed on the sector at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen within the first half of Denmark’s sport towards Finland on June 12. CPR was administered and his coronary heart was restarted with a defibrillator as gamers shielded the medics.
He’s now recovering at house.
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UEFA stated Eriksen, his spouse and 6 medics had been invited to the ultimate, however there was no affirmation whether or not the Internazionale midfielder would attend.
One of many paramedics, Peder Ersgaard, stated he was honoured to obtain a VIP invite from UEFA boss Aleksander Ceferin.
“I am excited, like a toddler on Christmas Eve,” he advised Fagbladet FOA journal.
“I am very pleased with my efforts, but in addition of the entire team. It wasn’t a one-man effort.”
Eriksen’s agent couldn’t instantly be reached by cellphone.
Denmark have reached the semifinals and play England on Wednesday for a spot within the last, with the winner taking on Italy, who defeated Spain on penalties.
“I hope to see Denmark towards Italy. That might be actually, actually large. Simply think about in the event that they change into European champions,” Ersgaard stated.
England captain Harry Kane stated he hopes to see his former Tottenham Hotspur teammate at Wembley, ideally if the Three Lions are lifting the trophy.
“I look ahead to seeing [Eriksen] and catching up with him. After all it will be good if England are taking part in within the last and I can meet up with him after hopefully a cheerful day.
“I am good mates with Christian and his household as nicely. Whether or not he decides to return or not, in fact I hope to meet up with him quickly. From my standpoint, I am glad he’s recovering nicely and simply hope he continues on that path till we do meet once more.”