Collapses on the pitch

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapses on the pitch

A famous Finland victory in their first game at the finals of a major tournament was eclipsed by near-tragedy when Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed during their Euro 2020 match.

Eriksen required emergency medical treatment on the pitch.

The Finns went on to win their Group B opener 1-0 thanks to a Joel Pohjanpalo goal, but the game will go down in history as the night the collpase of one of Denmark's greatest playmakers threw the footballing world into shock for over an hour.