Ben Davies revealed that his former Tottenham teammate Christian Eriksen is in good spirits. The Danish midfielder is recovering at home after suffering a cardiac arrest in Denmark’s opening game against Finland. He was resuscitated on the pitch before being rushed to the hospital. Eriksen had an operation to fit a defibrillator implant before being discharged. Denmark made a miraculous recovery in Group B to qualify for the knockout stages of Euro 2020. Denmark will now face Wales in Amsterdam in the round of 16. Ben Davies was full of praise for the way the Danish team have recovered in the tournament.
“First of all, they deserve a lot of credit for the way they’ve handled everything since what happened to Christian. To come back and stand up the way they have has been top,” Davies said. “It was pretty horrific when it was happening, to not know what was going to happen and how his family was going to be, but I’ve spoken to Christian since and he seems to be in good spirits.”
“The Danish team have really rallied around him. The support he’s had in the football world has been incredible, but now it’s time to give him his privacy, let him recover, and hopefully, we get to see him back playing football sometime soon.” ben davies said about his conversation with Christian Eriksen. “I’m good friends with Christian. I speak to him regularly, I saw him in Milan last year. He’s recovering at home with his family and he’s getting better hopefully.”