Sheffield football community send messages of support to Denmark player Christian Eriksen after emergency incident
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The match was briefly suspended, and it was later confirmed that the Danish midfielder was in a stable condition, allowing both teams to resume their fixture in Copenhagen, with Finland claiming a 1-0 win thanks to Joel Pohjanpalo’s 59th-minute goal.
Footballers and football clubs across Sheffield have now sent messages in support of the Danish midfielder.
Sheffield Football Club tweeted from their account, saying: “All thoughts with Christian Eriksen right now.”
Sheffield Wednesday put out a post featuring Denmark’s national flag and a prayer emoji in support of the Inter Milan player.
Sheffield United Player Ben Osborn said: “Horrific Scenes, please, please pull through. Can’t imagine what his family are going through right now.”
Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass tweeted: “Come on Eriksen,” followed by heart emojis.
Scotland and Sheffield United striker Oli Mcburnie said: “Pull through brother.”
The Danish Football Association have released a positive statement regarding Eriksen’s condition and have thanked everyone for the ‘heartfelt greetings’.
They said: “This morning, we have spoken to Christian Eriksen, who has sent his greetings to his teammates. His condition is stable, and he continues to be hospitalized for further examination.
“The team and staff of the national team has received crisis assistance and will continue to be there for each other after yesterday’s incident.
“We would like to thank everyone for the heartfelt greetings to Christian Eriksen from fans, players, the royal families from both Denmark and England, international associations, clubs, etc.
“We encourage everyone to send their greetings to the Danish FA, where we will make sure they are passed on to Christian and his family.”