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Eriksen released from hospital after 'successful' operation

Christian Eriksen was discharged from the hospital on Friday, nearly a week after collapsing on the field during a European Championship match.

The Danish soccer federation wrote on Twitter that Eriksen has been through a successful operation.

“The operation went well, and I am doing well under the circumstances,” Eriksen said in the tweet.

A giant jersey in support of Danish player Christian Eriksen is displayed ahead of the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Belgium at the Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday, June 17, 2021. Christian Eriksen was hospitalized after collapsing during Denmarks match with Finland. (Hannah McKayPool via AP)

Eriksen has been in the hospital since collapsing on the field during his team’s opening Euro 2020 match on Saturday.

The Danish soccer federation previously said that Eriksen will be fitted with an implantable device that can function as both a pacemaker and defibrillator.

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