BREAKING NEWS: Christian Eriksen releases first public statement since his mid-game cardiac arrest and says ‘I will never give up’, claiming he could resume training NOW – but adds: ‘I want to understand what happened’ with his family

The former Tottenham midfielder required 13 minutes of CPR after collapsing just before half-time but was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Eriksen thanked fans and vowed not to give up in a short statement that has been released to Gazzetta dello Sport via his agent.

‘Thank you, I won’t give up. I feel better now – but I want to understand what’s happened,’ he said.
‘I want to say thank you all for what you did for me.’

‘Now he just has to rest, with him are his wife and parents,’ Eriksen’s agent said.

‘He will remain under observation. But in any case he wants to cheer on his teammates against Belgium.’


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