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Christian Eriksen will be fitted with a heart-starting device

Thu 17 June 2021 | 12:17

Denmark national team doctor confirms that Eriksen is to be fitted with ICD.

On Saturday night and during the match between Denmark and Finland,

Christian Eriksen

suddenly fell to the ground in the 41


minute of the game, after which it was revealed that the creative midfielder had suffered a cardiac arrest. Eriksen was then taken to the hospital by ambulance and after hours, it became clear that the Danish midfielder had dodged a dangerous bullet.

Denmark team doctor

Morten Boesen

has now provided an update on the playmaker’s situation, saying the 29-year-old will have to be fitted with a heart-starting device (ICD) due to his condition.

"After Christian has been through different heart examinations it has been decided that he should have an ICD (heart starter). This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances,”

Boesen said.

"Christian has accepted the solution and the plan has moreover been confirmed by specialists nationally and internationally who all recommend the same treatment.

"We encourage everybody to give Christian and his family peace and privacy the following time."

source: SportMob