Eriksen is one of Denmark’s biggest stars and the incident brought an instant sense of shock to the Parken Stadium, where about 15,000 fans fell into hushed silence. Some supporters could be seen crying and hugging in the stands.
As the fans in the stadium were waiting for updates, Finland supporters started chanting “Christian! Christian,” which was then answered by the Danish fans shouting “Eriksen! Eriksen!”
During a match between Finland and Denmark, a player named Christian Eriksen collapsed.— Goodable (@Goodable) June 13, 2021
Finland fans chanted out "Christian" followed by Denmark fans responding "Eriksen."
Life — it's a team sport ♥️⚽pic.twitter.com/3d71yNPgg9
Denmark's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (right) and defender Simon Kjaer (centre) comfort Sabrina Kvist Jensen, partner of Christian Eriksen after he collapsed on the pitch during the UEFA EURO 2020 Group B football match https://t.co/Fus8UdXokQ pic.twitter.com/FEX9USMcSO— Gulf Today (@gulftoday) June 12, 2021
The strength to stand there and protect their teammate from the cameras whilst everything was going on.— SPORTbible (@sportbible) June 12, 2021
Absolute class. The Denmark players are a credit to their country. pic.twitter.com/Uh117lIJ9C
Players and the team across the globe also send their prayers to Eriksen
Our thoughts and prayers are with Christian ♥️— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) June 12, 2021
All of our thoughts are with Christian Eriksen and his family. ?? ?— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 12, 2021
Chris. I’m sending all my love to you and your family. Stay strong mate. ??— Harry Kane (@HKane) June 12, 2021
"Chris, Chris! I love you."— B/R Football (@brfootball) June 12, 2021
Romelu Lukaku's message straight to camera after scoring Belgium's opening goal of the tournament. pic.twitter.com/ANbzNVetSC
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