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Christian Eriksen Collapse: Heart-wrenching Moments

Christian Eriksen's collapse overshadowed Denmark vs Finland, Group B match of European Championship

June 13, 2021

A giant jersey in support of Danish player Christian Eriksen is displayed ahead of the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at the Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark. Christian Eriksen was hospitalized after collapsing during Denmarks match with Finland.

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Players stop the game in 10th minute to pay tribute to Denmark's Christian Eriksen during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Players and the referee applaud during the break at the tenth minute to honour Denmark's Christian Eriksen during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at Parken stadium in Copenhagen.

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A statue is decorated in Copenhagen, Denmark with a shirt of Danish national soccer player Christian Eriksen, who collapsed on the pitch during the Euro 2020 soccer match of Denmark against Finland last Saturday.

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Denmark's Simon Kjaer, left, and Belgium's Romelu Lukaku pause as the Belgium team pays tribute to Denmark's Christian Eriksen in 10th minute during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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The windows in a house are decorated in Copenhagen, Denmark with the name of Danish national soccer player Christian Eriksen, who collapsed on the pitch during the Euro 2020 soccer match of Denmark against Finland last Saturday.

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Belgian fans hold a banner referring to Denmark's Christian Eriksen prior to the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Denmark players run to Denmark's Christian Eriksen fallen on the ground during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen.

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Denmark's Joakim Maehle reacts as Denmark's Christian Eriksen lies on the pitch after collapsing during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen.

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Medics assist Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed on the pitch during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen.

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Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Denmark players react as Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after collapsing during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen.

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Denmark fans react after the game was suspended after Denmark's Christian Eriksen needed medical assistance after collapsing on the pitch during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen.

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A video screen announces that Denmark's Christian Eriksen has been taken to hospital and the game is suspended during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. Eriksen collapsed on the pitch and received medical assistance before being taken to hospital.

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