Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen is carried off the pitch after he was stabilized following a cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 opener against Finland in Copenhagen on 12 June, 2021. /AFP
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital following a successful operation to fit a heart-starting device.
The 29-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday during his side's Euro 2020 opener against Finland in Copenhagen.
A statement from the Danish FA revealed he visited the Danish team in Helsinger, and is expected to head home to his family.
The Inter Milan midfielder also released a statement saying he was doing well.
"Thank you for the massive number of greetings, it has been incredible to see and feel," he said.
"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."
Denmark will play their final group B match against Russia on Monday.
"No need to say that I will be cheering them on Monday against Russia," said Eriksen.
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