Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand revealed that they had a video call with Eriksen, who asked them to continue playing in the Euro Cup.
DENMARK – The star of the Danish national team Christian eriksen, which on Saturday suffered a collapse in the match of the Eurocup Against Finland, he was more interested in a talk this Sunday about the state of his teammates than his own and asked them to play.
“We all talked to him this morning via video call and we saw his smile on the screen. And then he says, ‘I don’t remember much. How are you? I’m more worried about you guys. I think you’re worse off than me. I feel like I have to. go out and train now, “revealed the Danish coach with a smile. Kasper hjulmand.
Hjulmand described the Inter Milan midfielder’s observation as “typical” of Christian: “Think of others before yourself”.
“Christian he wants us to keep playing, so we’re going to do it. We are going to play for Christian, “he said.
The Danish coach said that they will try to “regain normalcy” and resume training on Monday, but is aware that some players will cost more than others, although all are receiving psychological help.
“Christian is in good hands, our job is to lift the spirits of the players and get them ready for Thursday (for the second game against Belgium),” he said.
The head of selections of the DBU, Peter Møller, insisted that being able to speak again this Sunday with Denmark’s ’10’ was “a huge relief” for his teammates and had an impact on sending a positive message.
Møller recalled Euro 84, the first in its history that ‘red dynamite’ played, and how the team overcame the serious injury suffered in the first game by what was then its great star, Allan Simonsen, and was able to win the next match, coincidentally against Belgium, and reach the semi-finals.
“I think this team has won the hearts of all Danes,” Møller said excitedly, “proud” as well as Hjulmand of the selection.
Hjulmand He had special words for Captain Simon Kjær, who ran across the field to join his friend, assisted with resuscitation tasks, and had time to comfort Eriksen’s wife and lead on the pitch and in the locker room.
“Simon is an example for everyone,” said the coach of the Milan player and former Sevilla player.
Eriksen suffered a solo blackout as he was about to control a ball on the left wing of Denmark’s attack.