Spurs star reveals he has texted Christian Eriksen following incident, wives also in contact

Christian Eriksen
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Harry Kane has revealed that he has texted Christian Eriksen after his former Tottenham Hotspur team-mate suffered a cardiac arrest.

Eriksen claimed in an Instagram post yesterday that he is “fine under the circumstances” and posted a picture from his hospital bed with a thumbs-up as he made his first comments since suffering the traumatic incident.

The Denmark international collapsed in Saturday’s game with Finland and had to be resuscitated on the pitch with both CPR and a defibrillator used.

Kane believes that the horrific incident put the Euro 2020 tournament into perspective and has not heard directly back from the playmaker who remains in a Copenhagen hospital undergoing further tests.

The striker did reveal that his wife, Kate has spoken to Eriksen’s other half, Sabrina who confirmed that the family were doing ok after being put through such a terrible time.

Denmark play their second Group B game against Belgium, tomorrow evening.

Kane told ITV: “I texted him, but haven’t got a response yet, obviously,” he said. “He is going under some tests. My wife managed to speak to his wife and she said, obviously, they are doing ok, they are going through the checks.

“It was a scary time for him and his family as well. It was dreadful to watch. Like I said at the weekend, I am wishing him all the best and his family all the best, and I am hoping he makes a speedy recovery.

“Sometimes we take things for granted and we take football for granted and life for granted. That was a reminder that things can be taken away so quickly.

“Like we said, it was a dreadful thing to watch and experience. For us it is just about enjoying this experience, enjoying this tournament and going out there with no fear.

“We want to win, we are all winners, we are passionate to win – just express yourself and enjoy the occasion because they don’t come around too often.”

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