The Qatar World Cup Group D match was held yesterday between Denmark and Tunisia, but in the end the two sides scored 0-0, becoming the first friendly draw without a goal in this World Cup. It is worth noting that this World Cup opener is the first major event for Denmark’s 30-year-old midfielder Christian Eriksson after he was on the brink of death in the 2020 European Cup.
At the European Cup in June 2021, Eriksson suddenly fainted and fell to the ground when representing Denmark in the first group match against Finland, and suffered a cardiac arrest, which made the scene once plunged into a tense and worrying atmosphere . At that time, Eriksson’s life was hanging by a thread. During the emergency rescue, teammates and opponent players, fans and staff on the scene, including the coach, prayed with tears. This frightening and terrible picture shocked the whole world. I believe everyone has experienced it. head.
Fortunately, under the emergency rescue of teammates and emergency personnel, Eriksson ‘s heart began to beat and he gradually regained consciousness. But after a horrific experience, Eriksson returned to the Danish national team after less than a year of absence and contributed a goal in the UEFA Nations League in September. At the same time, he also returned in the Premier League, becoming one of Manchester United’s best midfielders with his assists and passing ability.
And now the World Cup in Qatar is a major event that Eriksson participated in less than a year and a half after his cardiac arrest. In the opening game against Tunisia in Group D yesterday, he still made his debut as the core of the lineup. Next He will help Denmark win the third World Cup in his football career.