Update: The UEFA announced the match will restart at the request of players on both teams. “UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET [2:30 p.m. ET]. The last four minutes of the first half will be played, there will then be a 5-minute half-time break followed by the second half.”
Denmark’s Christian Eriksen Stable After Collapse During Match Against Finland
The European Championship between Denmark and Finland has been suspended after Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field.
Eriksen was taken off on a stretcher after needing medical attention for about 10 minutes, but the UEFA tweeted he has since been stabilized and transferred to a hospital.
Eriksen was about to receive the ball from a teammate’s throw-in when he appeared to stumble forward and collapse facedown on the field.
Teammates gathered around the star player as he was being treated and a stadium announcer asked fans to stay in their seats until further information could be provided.
The Euro soccer tournament began Friday and Saturday marked the first full day of matches in the group stage.
The entire soccer community began to show their support quickly after.
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