Simon Kjaer on the emotional Christian Eriksen memories Scotland brought up as hero Denmark captain reflects on Euro 2020 horror
The Inter star collapsed on the pitch against Finland in Copenhagen and the skipper's quick response may have saved his life. Hero Denmark captain Simon Kjaer admits he was shaken taking the field against Scotland just months after he helped save the life of Christian Eriksen. The Inter star collapsed with a heart attack during his nation's Euro 2020 opener against Finland, with millions of viewers watching on horrified at home.
A FREE defibrillator training and awareness session is taking place in Llanddewi Velfrey next week. The session, which is open to all, is being organised by Llanddewi Velfrey Community Council which has obtained funding to provide two new defibrillators at the village hall and the garage. The recent case of footballer Christian Eriksen of Denmark, who collapsed with a cardiac arrest during during a televised Euro 2020 match, enhanced the importance of defibrillators in sporting venues and other public places.
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Giovani Lo Celso endured another frustrating display in a Tottenham Hotspur shirt this weekend. After joining in a £55m deal from Real Betis in the summer of 2019, the Argentinian playmaker is yet to truly hit the ground running in north London. And his disappointing showing against Chelsea on Sunday will have surely added more cause for concern.
Former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once said that football was more important than life and death. Last summer as Denmark’s Cristian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch after suffering a cardiac arrest during his country’s Euro2020 match against Finland, the sentiment felt pretty hollow. That Eriksen is alive today to join the rest of us in mulling over the accuracy and context of famous football quotes is due to Simon Kjaer, his national teammate who intervened at a crucial moment.
Jurgen Klopp praises Simon Kjaer as a 'true leader' after saving Christian Eriksen's life following his traumatic collapse at Euro 2020, with Jordan Henderson also paying tribute to the Dane ahead of AC Milan's Champions League tie at Liverpool
Simon Kjaer could line up for AC Milan when they face Liverpool on Wednesday Reds boss Jurgen Klopp singled out Dane in his programme notes for his heroics Kjaer was instrumental in saving the life of Christian Eriksen at Euro 2020 Jordan Henderson also praised the defender's leadership earlier in the summer
Liverpool's boss Jurgen Klopp has sent a classy message to Simon Kjaer saying "you recognise true leadership in a crisis" after the Denmark captain's heroics at Euro 2020 Jurgen Klopp has penned a classy tribute for Simon Kjaer in Liverpool's program ahead of the Red's clash with AC Milan on Wednesday evening.
Liverpool boss Klopp writes tear-jerking tribute to AC Milan ‘hero’ Kjaer for helping save Christian Eriksen’s life
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed AC Milan defender Simon Kjaer as a “hero” ahead of their Champions League clash at Anfield. Klopp paid tribute to the Dane in his programme notes for his part in helping to save international team-mate Christian Eriksen’s life after he suffered a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed AC Milan defender Simon Kjaer as a “hero” ahead of their Champions League clash at Anfield. Klopp paid tribute to the Dane for his part in helping to save international teammate Christian Eriksen’s life after he suffered a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.
Jordan Henderson has told Denmark skipper Simon Kjaer he has “the respect and admiration of everyone in football” for the part he played in saving team-mate Christian Eriksen’s life. The Liverpool captain will go head to head with the 32-year-old AC Milan defender in the Champions League on Wednesday evening, a little more than three months since Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during his country’s 1-0 defeat by Finland in their opening group game at the Euro 2020 finals.
Jordan Henderson has told Denmark skipper Simon Kjaer he has “the respect and admiration of everyone in football” for the part he played in saving team-mate Christian Eriksen’s life. The Liverpool captain will go head to head with the 32-year-old AC Milan defender in the Champions League on Wednesday evening a little more than three months since Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during his country’s 1-0 defeat by Finland in their opening group game at the Euro 2020 finals.
Thirteen-time Champions League winners Real Madrid travel to the San Siro on Wednesday evening for their opening Group D stage clash against Serie A champions Inter Milan. This is the second consecutive campaign in which these two European giants, along with Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk, have been drawn in the same group of the competition; Los Blancos beat the Nerazzurri home and away last season, including a 2-0 victory in Milan.
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Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni is a doubt for their opening Champions League group stage clash against Real Madrid on Wednesday. The 22-year-old picked up a thigh injury on international duty with Italy earlier this month, which ruled him out of Sunday's 2-2 draw with Sampdoria. Bastoni is still unlikely to feature so Federico Dimarco – who started and scored last weekend – is set to play again in the back three alongside Stefan De Vrij and Milan Skriniar.
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Christian Eriksen appears in great spirits as he joins his stunning wife Sabrina Kvist Jensen and their children on Milan holiday... three months on from horror Euro 2020 cardiac arrest
Christian Eriksen appeared to be in high spirits as he joined his wife Sabrina Kvist Jensen in pushing their children's pushchairs in Milan on Wednesday. The Danish footballer, 29, cut a low-key figure in a grey crew-neck T-shirt, which he combined with a pair of navy shorts.
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Christian Eriksen will reportedly discover whether he can return to football following a medical examination in October. The 29-year-old collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening fixture at Euro 2020 this summer and has since been fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. It was reported last month that the Inter Milan midfielder is "in excellent physical and mental shape" following a visit to the club's training complex.