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Football world prays for Denmark's Eriksen

Last updated on: June 13, 2021 07:11 IST
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Christian Eriksen

IMAGE: Sabrina Kvist Jensen, girlfriend of Denmark's Christian Eriksen, is consoled by Simon Kjaer, as the player receives medical treatment after collapsing during the Euro 2020 match against Finland, in Copenhagen on Saturday. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Quotes on Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, who is in stable condition in hospital after collapsing on the pitch during his team's European Championship match against Finland on Saturday.

Finland national team on Twitter: "Christian Eriksen is awake and his condition is stable. The thoughts of Finland's men's national team, the Football Association of Finland, and the Finnish footballing family are with Eriksen, his loved ones and the Danish team." 

 

UEFA president Aleksander ńĆeferin: "Moments like this put everything in life into perspective. I wish Christian a full and speedy recovery and pray his family has strength and faith... I heard of fans of both teams chanting his name. Football is beautiful and Christian plays it beautifully."

Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo: "The world of football stands together hoping for good news. I'm counting on finding you soon back on the pitch, Chris! Stay strong!"

Former Italy international Francesco Totti: "Come on Christian, we're with you!"

Denmark fans

IMAGE: Denmark fans look dejected. Photograph: Martin Meissner/Getty Images

Inter Milan: "Forza Chris all our thoughts are with you!"

Italy national team: "Forza Chris, we are by your side."

Eriksen's Inter Milan team-mate Lautaro Martinez: "Come on Chris! Please Chris"

Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee president: "Sending Christian Eriksen, his family and friends and the Danish national football team all our good wishes. We are with you."

FIFA President Gianni Infantino: "Our thoughts and best wishes are with Chris Eriksen and his family."

Fabrice Muamba, former English player who was forced to retire after suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch in March 2012: "Please God."

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