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Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after successful operation

Eriksen had been in the hospital in Copenhagen since collapsing on the field during his team’s opening match at the European Championship on Saturday.

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Copenhagen (Denmark) Updated on: June 18, 2021 21:56 IST
Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after successful operation
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Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after successful operation

Christian Eriksen was discharged from the hospital on Friday, nearly a week after collapsing on the field during a European Championship match.

The Danish soccer federation wrote on Twitter that Eriksen has been through a successful operation.

“The operation went well, and I am doing well under the circumstances," the Denmark football association quoted Eriksen in  a tweet.

Eriksen had been in the hospital since collapsing on the field during his team’s opening Euro 2020 match on Saturday.

The Danish soccer federation previously said that Eriksen will be fitted with an implantable device that can function as both a pacemaker and defibrillator.

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