Tributes have flooded in for former Tottenham star Christian Eriksen twelve hours after the horrifying incident that saw him collapse in Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland.
The football world unified in support of Eriksen, who is recovering well in a Copenhagen hospital. Seeing the tributes pour in for the great Dane are enough to restore even the most cynical person’s faith in humanity.
The football world came together in support of Eriksen, whose surprising collapse sent shockwaves across the globe. The world united in a compelling and emotional show of solidarity. Twitter lit up with well wishes for the great Dane in an unparalleled show of support.
The overwhelming display of camaraderie showcased humanity’s overriding empathy. When a life is on the line, humanity doesn’t cares where one’s allegiances lie. The importance of football itself is dwarfed by matters of mortality. Seeing the world band together reinforced why millions around the globe love football. When the chips are down, divisions quickly fade, making way for an overwhelming sense of the collective.
The powerful messages have come in from all corners of the globe, from players, former teammates and anyone associated with football. Here’s a few of the uplifting, supportive messages for Eriksen, whose contribution to Spurs will forever be etched in club folklore.