Christian Eriksen scored a terrific goal to mark his fairy-tale return to the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, where he suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch at Euro 2020. It has been a whirlwind international break for the midfielder, who bagged on his return to international action against Netherlands on Saturday.
Eriksen captured the hearts of the continent when he collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s opening match of Euro 2020 against Finland. His team-mates rallied all the way to the semi-finals to produce one of the stories of the tournament before being pipped by England.
The midfield maestro thankfully came through the incident and set about his recovery, signing a short-term deal with Brentford in January. He has since impressed since re-integrating into Premier League life, and has notched an assist in his three appearances thus far.
On the international stage things are even better. Against the Netherlands he scored with his first touch of the ball since coming back, and he notched a spectacular strike to make it 3-0 against Serbia at the Parken Stadium on Tuesday – the scene of his Euro 2020 cardiac arrest.
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