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Christian Eriksen spotted with family for first time since being released from hospital

Christian Eriksen was spotted out and about with his girlfriend and their young daughter for the first time since being released from hospital following his cardiac arrest.

The 29-year-old collapsed during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland on June 12 and required urgent CPR treatment from on-site medics. 

Eriksen was brought back to life on the pitch in distressing scenes before being admitted to hospital. 

But he was yesterday spotted strolling the streets of Copenhagen with his girlfriend Sabrina Kvist Jensen and their daughter as he continues his recovery.

Eriksen was yesterday spotted strolling the streets of Copenhagen with his girlfriend Sabrina Kvist Jensen and their daughter as he continues his recovery

Eriksen cut a casual figure in a white T-shirt, black shorts and trainers which he paired with a baseball cap and sunglasses

Eriksen cut a casual figure in a white T-shirt, black shorts and trainers which he paired with a baseball cap and sunglasses

Eriksen cut a casual figure in a white T-shirt, black shorts and trainers which he paired with a baseball cap and sunglasses

The couple meandered along the pavement having done some light shopping in a positive sign that Eriksen is on the road to recovery

The couple meandered along the pavement having done some light shopping in a positive sign that Eriksen is on the road to recovery

Eriksen cut a casual figure in a white T-shirt, black shorts and trainers which he paired with a baseball cap and sunglasses.

And Jensen also looked effortlessly chic in a black T-shirt, olive satin skirt and flip flops.

The couple meandered along the pavement having done some light shopping in a positive sign that Eriksen is on the road to recovery. 

During Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 clash with Finland on June 12, Eriksen went to ground unchallenged mid-way through the match in Copenhagen and received immediate CPR treatment from medical staff. 

The match was postponed just after 6pm that evening and Eriksen was seen sitting upright whilst being stretchered off with an oxygen mask on his mouth just minutes later. 

He was admitted to hospital before the Danish FA confirmed that he was awake and conscious, while his agent Michael Schoots revealed later that evening that he was able to speak and talk whilst receiving more checks.

The Denmark players then decided to finish off the match after hearing the news of Eriksen’s recovery. 

During Denmark's opening Euro 2020 with Finland on June 12, Eriksen went to ground unchallenged mid-way through the match in Copenhagen and received immediate CPR treatment from medical staff

During Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 with Finland on June 12, Eriksen went to ground unchallenged mid-way through the match in Copenhagen and received immediate CPR treatment from medical staff 

Sabrina Kvist Jensen also looked effortlessly chic in a black T-shirt, olive satin skirt and flip flops

Sabrina Kvist Jensen also looked effortlessly chic in a black T-shirt, olive satin skirt and flip flops

Sabrina Kvist Jensen also looked effortlessly chic in a black T-shirt, olive satin skirt and flip flops 

It is the first time Eriksen has been spotted out and about with his girlfriend and daughter for the first time since being released from hospital following his cardiac arrest

It is the first time Eriksen has been spotted out and about with his girlfriend and daughter for the first time since being released from hospital following his cardiac arrest

Eriksen was released from hospital on June 18 after six days of hospital treatment, which saw him being fitted with an ICD, a device connected to the heart by wires and sends an electrical pulse to correct irregular rhythms.

Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said after Eriksen’s release from hospital: ‘This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances. 

‘Christian has accepted the solution and the plan has been confirmed by specialists nationally and internationally who all recommend the same treatment.’

The footballer was photographed in public for the first time since his collapse on July 2 as he posed with a young fan at Tisvilde Strand beach in northern Denmark.   

It was confirmed after his cardiac arrest that Eriksen now has an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) inserted in his chest to regulate any further disturbances in his heartbeat. 

Eriksen was released from hospital on June 18 after six days of hospital treatment, which saw him being fitted with an ICD, a device connected to the heart by wires and sends an electrical pulse to correct irregular rhythms

Eriksen was released from hospital on June 18 after six days of hospital treatment, which saw him being fitted with an ICD, a device connected to the heart by wires and sends an electrical pulse to correct irregular rhythms 

Eriksen plays club football for Inter Milan in Italy, a country who bans players at both amateur and professional level from competing if they have any significant heart abnormalities.  

And Francesco Braconaro, a member of the Italian FA’s technical scientific committee, revealed the Danish footballer must have the defibrillator removed to play in Italian football again, as it will show he has no further heart problems. 

Braconaro told Radio Kiss Kiss: ‘Christian Eriksen cannot be given the all-clear to play in Italy.

‘If the player has the defibrillator removed, therefore confirming the pathology can be resolved, then he can return to play for Inter.’    

The Danish midfielder has played 60 times for Inter Milan since joining the club from Tottenham Hotspur 18 months ago. The 29-year-old helped the Italian side win their first Serie A title in 11 years last season. 

During his time playing in England, Eriksen turned out over 300 times for Spurs in a six-and-a-half year spell in north London.  



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