The former Tottenham midfielder was revived back to life at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen in his side's group B match in the EURO 2020 opening match against Finland, his teammates agreed and went on to play the game in spite of the option of the following day. A game the Danish team lost by a goal to nil.
According to Boesen, the decision was arrived at after consulting specialists both national and internationally. The device is meant to prevent an attack such as the last from reoccurring by way of regulating his heart rhythm.
"After Christian has been through different heart examinations, it has been decided that he should have an ICD. This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances." Says Boesen.
"Christian has accepted the solution and the plan has moreover been confirmed by specialist nationally and internationally who all recommend the same treatment."
However, whether he will still be able to play the game is yet to be known.
Eriksen himself after recovering from the incident said in a social media post "Now, I will cheer on the boys on the Denmark team in the next matches. Play for all of Denmark. Best, Christian."
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