European soccer governing physique UEFA has invited Denmark worldwide Christian Eriksen and the paramedics who helped save his life throughout an on-field cardiac arrest to attend the Euro 2020 remaining at Wembley on Sunday.
The sensible Danish midfielder was resuscitated in entrance of shocked followers and a large world TV viewers throughout his nation’s first match of the match.
UEFA stated Eriksen, his spouse and 6 medics have been invited to the ultimate, however there was no affirmation he would attend.
One of many paramedics, Peder Ersgaard, stated he was honoured to obtain a VIP invite from UEFA boss Aleksander Ceferin.
“I am excited, like a toddler on Christmas Eve,” he advised the Fagbladet FOA journal.
“I am very pleased with my efforts, but in addition of the entire crew. It wasn’t a one-man effort.”
Eriksen collapsed on the Parken Stadium subject within the first half in opposition to Finland, his eyes staring clean right into a TV digicam. CPR was administered and his coronary heart was restarted with a defibrillator as gamers shielded the medics.
He’s now recovering at residence.
Eriksen’s agent couldn’t instantly be reached by cellphone.
Initially traumatised however then impressed by the emotion over Eriksen’s plight, Denmark has stormed into the semifinals and play England on Wednesday for a spot within the remaining.
“I hope to see Denmark in opposition to Italy. That will be actually, actually massive. Simply think about in the event that they change into European champions,” Ersgaard added.