‘A happy man’: Eriksen’s comeback after half-game collapse


Fans in West London rejoiced on Saturday on see Christian Eriksen resume his competitive football career, 259 days after suffering from a heart attack attack halfgame.

Even the Newcastle opposition players joined in applause when Eriksen arrived on for its Brentford debut during the Premier League on Saturday game. It had been seven minutes since the start second half when the time has come for the director to take off his gray bib and appear for the first time on this field in a Brentford shirt with red and white stripes.

“I’m one happy man, “he said after a game nuanced with the frustration of a 2-0 defeat. “To live what I went through, to be back it’s a wonderful feeling ”.

The replacement had a link with that traumatic day at the Europeans in which Eriksen had the world fearing the worst when it collapsed during the opening of Denmark game against Finland. Brentford player who Eriksen came on for it was Mathias Jensen. It was Jensen who replaced Eriksen in the team when that June tournament game resumed in following in the day despite the anguish of the star being in the hospital with an uncertain fate.

After being revived on the field in Copenhagen and regaining consciousness, Eriksen was later informed that he was “gone from this world for five minutes. “Now Eriksen has resumed her professional work playing career after being mounted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

Brentford was already down 2-0 to Newcastle when Eriksen entered with west London club having to cope with 10 men after a first-half sending off. Although Eriksen couldn’t inspire a comeback, he did help to limit the damage, watched in the stadium not only his family but also doctors who he edited the recovery.

“What they’ve been through is even tougher about what I’ve been through, ”he said of his own family.

The game concluded with one moment of normality involving Eriksen. The former Tottenham player it wasn’t going over to the referee al full- whistle time share a moment that warms the heart with Mike Dean but to protest clearly, gesticulating with his hands.

by Eriksen last domestic match era completing a titled season with Inter Milan last May. Now he’s in Brentford help the club to stay in the Premier League after a result that leaves the team three points above the relegation zone.

“For all involved in football it was a big moment, ”said fellow Danish fellow Thomas Frank, Brentford manager. “It was great to see that she got a big reception. “

Brentford took a step in to sign the free agent in the January market window after Eriksen’s need for an ICD meant he had to leave Inter Milan due to Italian medical regulations.

Now after the presentation in two hot-up games recently for Brentford without fansEriksen has made his competitive return to action – with playing at the World Cup in November its goal.

“Let’s hope now we should he only talks about his feet, “Frank said,” and talk about them football instead of all the rest”.

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