From his hospital room in Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen will be able to hear the supporters cheer him on in the tenth minute of play during the Euro meeting between Denmark and Belgium on Thursday.
They want to give him their full support. Danish fans will celebrate Christian Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest last Saturday in the middle of a match, by cheering through the stadium in Denmark-Belgium’s tenth minute on Thursday. This was confirmed on Wednesday by the Danish Football Federation.
“The supporters have expected everyone to applaud for Christian in the tenth minute,” DBU told AFP. “When the match clock indicates the tenth minute on Thursday, we will stand up and pay tribute to Christian Eriksen with a minute of applause and a special message from all Danes wishing him a speedy recovery,” the supporters association said. , Danmarks Tifohold, on his Facebook page.
Eriksen will be able to hear the audience
From his window at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, barely a kilometer as the crow flies from the Parken Stadium, where the match will be played, the 29-year-old will certainly be able to hear the tribute paid to him by the 25,000 spectators. “The hospital is right next to Parken, he will be able to see the park through the window and he will also be able to hear everything. It is a crazy situation for him”, reacted the coach Kasper Hjulmand at a press conference .
On Saturday, towards the end of the first half of the Denmark-Finland meeting, Eriksen collapsed abruptly on the pitch. Rescued after a heart massage, he regained consciousness before being transported to hospital, where he is still under surveillance.
The Denmark-Finland meeting, which had resumed after an interruption of almost two hours, ended in a defeat of the Red and White (0-1). “It’s going to be very emotional to return to Parken, we expect to have incredible support from our fans and from across the country,” said Hjulmand. “We do not know how we will react when entering the stadium, because no one has been confronted with what we have experienced (Saturday), everyone will have a different way of dealing with what happened” , added forward Yussuf Poulsen. The Danish players will not train on the stadium lawn but have the option of going there on Wednesday evening.