Stricken Denmark star Christian Eriksen receives CPR on the pitch after collapsing during the first half of their Euro 2020 clash with Finland in hugely distressing scenes in Copenhagen
The Inter Milan midfielder collapsed as a throw-in was taken towards him near the end of the first half at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, with medical staff being called onto the pitch immediately.
Denmark players were visibly upset when Eriksen was receiving CPR treatment on the pitch
The medical staff performed CPR on Eriksen, with his distraught Denmark team-mates left in tears as the procedures were taking place. The 29-year-old carried off the pitch in a moving stretcher with oxygen attached.
English referee Anthony Taylor looked shocked following the incident, with supporters in the stadium also visibly upset.
Denmark players immediately hauled themselves around Eriksen and the medical staff while the 29-year-old was receiving the treatment.
The midfielder’s wife – Sabrina Kvist – was seen crying on the touchline as she rushed down to the pitch along with several other Danish supporters inside the stadium.
Danish supporters were also seen in tears while Eriksen was receiving urgent treatment. The match in Copenhagen was postponed just after 6pm.
Eriksen’s wife Sabrina Kvist was seen in floods of tears and was consoled by Denmark players as she rushed on to the Copenhagen pitch
Eriksen was seen taken off the pitch wearing oxygen and supported by urgent medical staff