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Eriksen expresses gratitude for supports after cardiac arrest

Tue 04 January 2022 | 19:06

The Denmark international has appreciated the fans from all over the world for supporting him after his incident last June.

Christian Eriksen

collapsed during Denmark’s

Euro 2020

clash against

Finland

, with the medical staff rushing to the scene to save him.

The Danish has not featured professionally ever since that game; however, he has received interest from

Premier League

clubs after as he has terminated his contract with

Inter

. The reason behind that was the rules of the country, which do not allow players to compete with an internal defibrillator in their body.

The 29-year-old was moved by the support fans have shown him, as well as other players. Eriksen then showed his appreciation for their support when talking with Danish broadcaster BR.

"

It was amazing that so many people felt a need to write or send flowers,"

 Eriksen said in an extensive interview.

"It had an impact on so many people, and they felt a need to let me and my family know. That makes me very happy. At the hospital, they kept saying I'd received more and more flowers.

"It was weird, because I didn't expect people to send flowers because I'd died for five minutes.

"It was quite extraordinary, but it was very nice of everyone, and it's been a big help to me to receive all those best wishes. And people still write to me.

"I've thanked people I've met in person. I've thanked the doctors, my teammates and their families in person.

"But all the fans who've sent thousands of letters and emails and flowers, or who've come up to me on the street both in Italy and Denmark, I thank them all for the support I got from all over the world that helped me through this."

About his future, player’s agent Martin Schoots told BBC that he is considering a return to England.

"

Playing in England again would absolutely feel like coming home for Chris and his family,"

Schoots remarked.

"Christian has been treated exceptionally well by the British public, not only because of his top football skills, but also because of his human values, his modesty and altruism."


source: SportMob

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