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Eriksen scores on Parken return after Euro heart attack

Christian Eriksen scored a brilliant goal as he made a triumphant return to the Parken Stadium where he almost died of a heart attack at Euro 2020 last June, netting Denmark’s third in a 3-0 friendly win over Serbia on Tuesday. Eriksen, who scored with his first touch after coming on as a substitute against Netherlands in Amsterdam on Saturday, was guaranteed a warm welcome at the stadium that fell into shocked silence when he slumped to the grass in a Euro 2020 group game against Finland. Joakim Maehle gave the Danes the lead with a thumping deflected drive in the 15th minute and Jesper Lindstroem added a second eight minutes after the break as the home side enjoyed the better chances. Christian Eriksen scoring at the Parken stadium, 290 days after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the ...

287 days after collapsing on field, Christian Eriksen scores with first touch for Denmark

Making his international comeback 287 days after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch, Denmark star Christian Eriksen scored with his first touch during a friendly match against the Netherlands on Saturday. Eriksen was introduced as a half-time substitute in Amsterdam. And he made an impact within two minutes by latching on to Andreas Skov Olsen’s low cross inside the box and curling a first-time shot into the top left corner of the Dutch goal. Eriksen was surrounded by his teammates as he celebrated the goal and received huge applause from a packed stadium. Can’t say how much I’ve missed this feeling! ❤️🇩🇰#ce10 — Christian Eriksen (@ChrisEriksen8) March 26, 2022 The cardiac arrest Nine months ago, a scene like this seemed improbable. During Denmark’s Eu...