Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after successful operation, Denmark star visited teammates before going home with family

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Christian Eriksen posts positive update from hospital after Denmark and Inter Milan star collapsed during Euro 2020 game

Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital after undergoing a successful operation, it has been announced.

The Denmark star survived a cardiac arrest during their Euro 2020 clash with Finland last Saturday.

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The incident left football fans all over the world distressed but he thankfully survived after being given CPR on the pitch

It was revealed that he would have a heart-starter device fitted in. Following the successful operation, the player can now begin his recovery at home with his family.

The Danish Football Association also said he spent some time with his teammates before heading home.

A statement read: “Christian Eriksen has been through a successful operation and was today discharged from Rigshospitalet.

“Today he also visited the national team in Helsinger and from there he will go home and spend time with his family.”

Eriksen’s recovery begins now

Eriksen’s recovery begins now

Eriksen added in a statement: “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.

“It was great to see the guys again after the fantastic game they played last night.

“No need to say that I will be cheering them on Monday against Russia.”

This is a breaking news story. More updates will follow shortly.

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