Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after successful operation

Christian Eriksen was released from hospital on Friday after he went through a successful operation to fit a defibrillator implant, confirmed the Danish football federation on Twitter.

“Christian Eriksen has been through a successful operation and was today discharged from Rigshospitalet. Today he also visited the national team in Helsingor- and from there he will go home and spend time with his family,” updated the Danish Football federation through their post.

The post also updated about Eriksen’s message and quoted his words saying: “Thank you for the massive number of greetings – it has been incredible to see and feel. The operation went well and I am doing well under the circumstances.”

He also assured via that post that he will be cheering the national team on Monday against Russia.

Denmark midfielder Eriksen collapsed at the 42nd during his opener Euro 2020 match against Finland because of which, CPR was performed on him on the spot before he was stretched off to a hospital for further examination. The game was stopped temporarily by UEFA due to medical emergency of the player. Later, that day, the player was awake and in stable condition after which the game was continued and finished. It was told that he had suffered cardiac arrest despite having no history of heart concern.

The player was recovering until Friday in the hospital before he underwent a successful operation and was then discharged.

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