Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen is “awake” in hospital after collapsing within the Euro 2020 match in opposition to Finland, stated the Danish Soccer Affiliation.
The 29-year-old’s situation has been “stabilised”, in line with event organisers Uefa.
The sport in Copenhagen was suspended earlier than half-time after the Inter Milan participant fell to the bottom and acquired emergency remedy on the sector.
Finland gained the Group B match 1-0 after it restarted at 19:30 BST.
Danish gamers have been applauded on to the pitch by their opponents as they returned to the sector to renew the sport.
Uefa stated it agreed to restart the match “following the request made by gamers of each groups”.
The ultimate 5 minutes of the primary half have been performed, earlier than a five-minute half-time break and the second half.
Peter Moller of the Danish Soccer Affiliation informed Danmarks Radio: “We’ve got been in touch with him [Eriksen] and the gamers have spoken to Christian. He’s doing properly and they’re taking part in the match for Christian”.
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin stated: “Moments like this put the whole lot in life into perspective. I want Christian a full and speedy restoration and pray his household has energy and religion.
“At these occasions, the unity of the soccer household is so robust and he and his household carry with them the nice needs and prayers of everybody. I heard of followers of each groups chanting his identify. Soccer is gorgeous and Christian performs it superbly.”
Saturday’s different Group B match between Belgium and Russia befell as scheduled at 20:00.
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku paid tribute to his Inter team-mate, saying to the TV cameras “Chris, I really like you” after scoring the opening purpose.
The Denmark-Finland sport was goalless approaching half-time at about 17:45 when the incident occurred.
Manchester-born referee Anthony Taylor instantly referred to as for medical help and Eriksen acquired CPR earlier than the gamers have been taken off the pitch and the match was postponed.
Uefa confirmed that his situation had “stabilised” after being taken to hospital.
“The match has been suspended attributable to a medical emergency which concerned Denmark’s Christian Eriksen. The participant is now in hospital and in a steady situation,” it stated.
“Uefa needs Christian Eriksen a full and speedy restoration and needs to thank each groups for his or her exemplary perspective.”
The incident occurred as a throw-in was performed in direction of Eriksen close to the tip of the primary half.
His distressed team-mates surrounded him and the shocked supporters at Parken Stadium have been visibly upset because the participant was handled.
Eriksen’s membership, Inter, tweeted: “Forza Chris, all of our ideas are with you.”
Former workforce Tottenham stated: “Get properly quickly, Christian. The entire Spurs household is with you.”
Final month, Eriksen helped Inter Milan clinch their first Italian title for 11 years in his first full season with the membership, after becoming a member of from Spurs for £16.9m in January 2020.
The Ajax youth participant spent seven years with Tottenham, scoring 69 objectives in 305 appearances.