.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship match. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • In recent days, India lost celebrated cricketer Yashpal Sharma due to a cardiac arrest
  • In a past few months, Sourav Ganguly and Kapil Dev, too, suffered from heart attacks
  • After Eriksen's collapse, "sales of defibrillators have increased sharply"

.London, UK
England will face Denmark in the semi-final of Euro 2020. (Photo credit: Twitter/England/@DBUfodbold)

  • England are hoping to reach the European Championship final for the first time
  • Denmark are being propelled with the desire to carve something big out for itself
  • Both teams will be playing in front of 60,000 fans at Wembley, most English

.Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian Erikson collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2020 match against Finland. (Photo credit: Instagram/chriseriksen8)

  • Eriksen had suffered a cardiac arrest during his side's 1-0 defeat against Finland
  • The Danish player had a cardioverter defibrillator implanted
  • Eriksen was spotted at Tidvilde Strand beach, 60 km from Copenhagen

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said it was nice to see Christian Eriksen in good spirits. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@kschmeichel1)

  • It was just really nice to see him, you know, healthy and in good spirits, Kasper Schmeichel said
  • Schmeichel said he was fortunate to be able to pay Eriksen a visit in the hospital
  • Schmeichel believes Eriksen's visit was just the motivation the team required

.Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field during Denmark's clash against Finland. (Photo credit: Instagram/chriseriksen8)

  • Christian Eriksen has undergone a "successful operation", the Danish Football Union said
  • I am doing well under the circumstances," Eriksen said in a statement
  • Eriksen, 29, is set to have a heart defibrillator implanted

.Copenhagen, Denmark
A section of fans in the 25,000 crowd held up a banner reading "All of Denmark is with you, Christian". (Photo Credit: Twitter/@EURO2020)

  • The match was interrupted after 10 minutes for a round of applause for Christian Eriksen
  • The 29-year-old Denmark midfielder is recovering in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest
  • The Danish Football Union said earlier that Eriksen would have a heart defibrillator implanted

.Copenhagen, Denmark
Denmark players run to Christian Eriksen after he collapsed on the field on June 12. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Denmark team doctors said that it was necessary for Eriksen to have an ICD implant
  • In 2019, Netherlands defender Daley Blind was fitted with an ICD but continued his football career
  • Daniel Engelbrecht returned to the field after 17 months of recovery from a heart attack  

.Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian Erikson collapsed during Denmark's Euro 2020 match against Finland. (Photo credit: Instagram/ChristianErikson)

  • Christian Eriksen required a CPR during Denmark's game against Finland
  • "A defibrillator is necessary after a cardiac attack," DBU said
  • Eriksen has accepted the solution, the body's statement added

Christian Eriksen posted a health update on his Instagram account. (Photo credit: Instagram/chriseriksen8)

  • "Still have to go through some examinations at the hospital," Christian Eriksen said
  • Eriksen collapsed on the field during Denmark's Euro game against Finland
  • "Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings," the midfielder added

.Copenhagen, Denmark
Denmark players run to Denmark's Christian Eriksen fallen on the ground during the Euro 2020 game. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • "We were put in a position, that I personally feel that we shouldn't have been put in," Denmark's goalkeeper said
  • "We didn't want to play," said another Danish player
  • Eriksen's condition is still "stable" and "good"