Sun 13 June 2021 | 6:43

UEFA names Eriksen 'the star of the Euro 2020 Denmark-Finland match'

Denmark captain Christian Eriksen collapsed during his side's Euro 2020 opener against Finland, and after medical treatment on the pitch, as he was given CPR, the Inter midfielder was pulled off the ground on a stretcher and then was taken to hospital.


UEFA then confirmed that

 the Danish midfielder was transferred to 


and is in a 


condition. The former 


star later used Facetime to speak to his teammates in the dressing room and 

encouraged them to continue the delayed game


The governing body of European football, 


, wanted to mark the occasion by giving the playmaker 

The Star of The Match’ award


“Football is a beautiful game and Christian plays it beautifully,” 

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin 


“Tonight's Star of the Match is Christian Eriksen. Wishing you a speedy recovery, Christian,” the UEFA Euro 2020 official Twitter account concluded their tweet regarding the 

Group B

 match between 




which ended with a historic victory for Finnish men




source: SportMob

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