Denmark Game at Euro 2020 Suspended After Eriksen Collapses

Christian Eriksen had just played a short pass when he fell face-forward onto the ground.

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Denmark's Christian Eriksen is taken away on a stretcher after collapsing on the pitch during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Saturday, June 12, 2021. (Stuart Franklin/Pool via AP)
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The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: The game between Denmark and Finland will resume at 8:30 p.m. local time. UEFA says both teams have decided to complete the game even though Christian Eriksen was taken to a hospital after collapsing on the field near the end of the first half. The Danish soccer federation says Eriksen is awake. A stadium announcer says the last few minutes of the first half will be played followed by…

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