Romelu Lukaku has sent a message to Christian Eriksen after he was taken to hospital, having collapsed on the pitch during Denmark opening fixture against Finland at Euro 2020.
The ex-Spur midfielder fell to the ground late in the first half of the Group B opener between Denmark and Finland in Copenhagen, and appeared to receive CPR before being transported to a nearby hospital, where UEFA have said he is conscious and stable.
A Danish FA spokesman said that the 29-year-old attacking midfielder has spoken to his team-mates from the hospital and, following a meeting between both teams and the match officials, a decision was taken to restart the game yesterday evening, with Finland winning 1-0.
Despite the incident game between Belgium and Russia has also gone ahead, with Eriksen’s Inter Milan team-mate Lukaku in action for the Red Devils.
Lukaku was on target as he scoring the opening goal inside nine minutes and using the opportunities to sent a message to his Inter Milan team-mate as he celebrated his goal.
He wheeled away to celebrate and went straight to a camera to send a message to Eriksen.
Staring down the camera, Lukaku said: “Chris, Chris, I love you.”