EM 2021: Christian Eriksen has had a successful operation and been discharged from the hospital.
He is now facing problems in the Italian Serie A.
Copenhagen - Positive news from Denmark.
Football national player Christian Eriksen was successfully operated on after his dramatic collapse during the European Championship * and was discharged from hospital on Friday.
This was announced by the Danish association DBU.
EM 2021: Eriksen released from hospital - "I am doing well under the circumstances"
Eriksen, who suffered cardiac arrest after a collapse last Saturday (July 12) and had to be reanimated on the field, was fitted with a defibrillator.
Emergency doctors and paramedics previously saved his life with resuscitation measures.
The life-saving measures were coordinated by a German doctor: Jens Kleinefeld from Cologne took on responsibility for the rescue.
Eriksen thanked him for the many greetings he had received at the hospital, "that was indescribable." The operation went well, "I am fine under the circumstances."
Seeing his teammates again was "really great".
According to the DBU, the 29-year-old visited the Danish team in Elsinore on Friday and traveled home to his family from there.
Christian Eriksen sends greetings from the hospital.
© Screenshot Instagram / Christian Eriksen
EM 2021: Due to defibrillator - is Eriksen no longer allowed to play in Italy?
Because the midfielder had an ICD defibrillator inserted, he is now facing problems in Italy.
The Inter Milan * professional may no longer be allowed to play in the Italian Serie A *.
It is forbidden in Italy to do top-class sports with an ICD device, said Lucio Mos, the chairman of the Italian Sports Cardiologist Association, at "Radio Punto Nuovo", thereby confirming a corresponding report by
Gazzetta dello Sport
“The protocols are very strict in Italy.
So it seems impossible to me that we will see Eriksen again in the Italian competition. "
reports, it is generally prohibited in Serie A that players play with permanent implants.
Experts see too great a risk that the defibrillator will break, for example in the event of a blow.
It is not yet clear whether Eriksen will ever step onto a soccer field again.
In addition, it is still too early to say exactly how long he will have to wear the defibrillator in his body.
EM 2021: Denmark under pressure after two defeats - showdown against Russia
On Thursday (June 17), the Danish selection * had the first European Championship game after the Eriksen drama on the program.
Against strong Belgians, coach Kasper Hjulmand's team lost 1: 2 (1: 0).
In the 10th minute there was a moving moment in view of Eriksen's shirt number.
The entire Copenhagen Parken Stadium, including the players, rose to applause.
In the EM group B *, the Danes are in last place after two match days.
Title co-favorites Belgium * walk into the round of 16 with six points, Finland * and Russia * have three points.
The still pointless Danes will face Russia on Monday (June 21).
Then “Danish Dynamite” needs a win if the tournament is to continue.
Christian Eriksen will not be able to help with that.
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