Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, who is recovering from cardiac arrest suffered on June 12 at the Euro, was invited to attend the final on Sunday in London, where Denmark hopes to appear, against England on Wednesday in the half. final, UEFA announced on Tuesday. Eriksen and his wife “were invited by the president (of UEFA Aleksander Ceferin) in person,” a spokesperson for the European body told AFP. “We do not know if they will come or prefer to rest,” he added nonetheless.
An intense emotion in the world of football
Eriksen (29) moved the football world at the start of the tournament in mid-June by suffering a cardiac arrest in the middle of a match during the Denmark-Finland meeting in Copenhagen. Reanimated on the lawn in front of his partners in tears, he was hospitalized several days before having a miniature defibrillator implanted to regulate his heart rate, which puts a big question mark on the rest of his career.
The attacking midfielder of Inter Milan, released from the hospital, was subsequently of great moral support for his selection, a surprise team of this Euro, which dreams Wednesday evening (9 p.m.) in London of winning a new final European Championship, 29 years after his unexpected coronation at Euro 1992.
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