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Eriksen congratulates Denmark on qualifying for the Euro 2020 quarter-finals


Denmark's Christian Eriksen has congratulated his Danish teammates for reaching the round of 16 of the European Championship, Euro 2020.


The Danish team defeated Russia 4-1 in the third match of the group stage and booked its place in the round of 16, where it will face Wales.


According to Football Italia, Eriksen watched the match from home and sent a message via social media to his teammates after the final whistle.


The Inter star shared a picture, via the player's "Instagram" story, of Sampdoria midfielder Mikel Damsgaard celebrating after scoring the first goal of the night, adding emojis of applause and Denmark flags, including the image as a result of the match.


Atalanta midfielder Joachim Mahle scored a goal against Russia last night and dedicated his celebration to supporting Eriksen.


The Inter midfielder underwent a pacemaker implantation last week after suffering a heart attack on the field in Denmark's first match at Euro 2020.


The 29-year-old received emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the field and was stabilized in hospital.


The former Tottenham star will undergo further medical tests with the Nerazzurri in the coming weeks, but his Serie A career may be over.


Denmark's coach, Kasper Hegelmand, praised the performance of his players and star Christian Eriksen, after they crushed Russia, and qualified for the European Nations Championship (Euro 2020) despite losing the first two matches in the group stage.


Referring to the dramatic situation they experienced against Finland when Eriksen collapsed with a heart problem, Hjolmand said: “Hats off to the unity and camaraderie these players have shown. If anyone deserves it, it's these players. I didn't understand how they managed to get out of This situation".


The Danish coach referred to the victory against Russia on a night he described as "magical", and expressed his gratitude for the "unconditional support" of the fans.

In this regard, the coach said: "I don't think this (achievement) would have been possible without them, they motivated the players. They mean a lot to us."

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