Denmark footballer Christian Eriksen has vowed not to give up on his football career despite suffering from heart attack on the pitch last Saturday.
During the Denmark vs Finland Group B game of the UEFA Euro 2020, Eriksen collapsed approaching the end of the first half in Copenhagen.
There are speculations that the heart attack will mark the end of his football career.
“‘Thank you, I won’t give up,” Eriksen indicated in a statement issued through his agent to the Italian media outlet, Gazzetta dello Sport.
In the statement published by Gazzetta dello Sport, Eriksen said “I feel better now — but I want to understand what’s happened.”
“I want to say thank you all for what you did for me,” he added.
What did doctor say?
The doctor for Denmark national men’s football team, Morten Boesen, had disclosed that Christian Eriksen was close to death after collapsing on the field during Denmark’s UEFA Euro 2020 clash against Finland.
According to Boesen, Eriksen indeed suffered a heart attack as has been rumored.
The Denmark vs Finland Group B game was forced to be suspended after he collapsed.
Eriksen, aged 29, was put under cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the match on Saturday in Copenhagen.