The goalkeeper regretted that the body proposed to play the match against Finland on the same Saturday or the next day after the Christian Eriksen incident
The goalkeeper of the Denmark national team, Kasper schmeichel confirmed this Monday that yesterday he visited his partner Christian eriksen in the hospital after suffering a fading on Saturday in the game against Finland of the Eurocup.
“It was beautiful to see him and talk to him“he said at a press conference, the first of the Danish players after the dramatic incident that caused the suspension of the match for more than an hour and a half.
“I have a sense of pride. I don’t know if the word expresses it well, but I feel joy and gratitude for the work of our doctors and physios, while everyone watched. They were so calm. It is a miracle to have people like them, “he said.
Schmeichel ran across the field after seeing how Eriksen collapsed alone and both he and Captain Simon Kjær also comforted Sabrina, the pair of Eriksen, who had jumped onto the field while doctors tried to revive him.
“He knew that his wife and children, his parents, family and friends were in the audience. I was looking for them. It was an inhumane situation, “he declared.
Schmeichel It showed itself critical of UEFA’s decision to present only two options, once known that Eriksen was better: or resume the match on the same Saturday or wait for the next day at noon.
“They put us in a position where I feel like they shouldn’t have put us. The situation demanded that someone higher up say that it was not the time to make a decision“, He said.
The Leicester City goalkeeper was very grateful for the support and affection received from the fans these days and promised to give “everything” in the remainder of the tournament.
“We are still in the competition. We lost but we gave it our all and I’m sure we will do the same: the main thing is to be together and give your best. We can do something together for Christian and for the people who were sitting in the stands and witnessed everything, “he declared.