Medics who saved Christian Eriksen at Euros to receive UEFA President’s Award

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The medical team who saved Denmark player Christian Eriksen's life at the European Championship 2020, are set to receive the UEFA President's Award.
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The medical staff who saved Christian Eriksen’s life after the Danish midfielder Eriksen collapsed at the Euro 2020 tournament in June. They are being honored with the UEFA President’s Award, the governing body announced Tuesday.

Moreover, The award is in recognition of their crucial services in assisting Eriksen. Christian Eriksen was revives using Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and a defibrillator. Although, before being stretchered off and transported to the hospital by the medical team. Kjaer’s exemplary responsiveness to the circumstances is also recognized by the honour. When Eriksen slumped, Kjaer was one of the first to approach him.

Christian Erikson in Euro 2020 |
Christian Erikson in Euro 2020
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However, Reports state that he was places Eriksen in the restoration position, began CPR. He was also rallies the Denmark players in creating a protective circle around Eriksen. As he received emergency medical care, and also consoled Eriksen’s partner, Sabrina Kvist. The President’s Award winners were characterizes by UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin as true heroes of Euro 2020. “This year, the President’s Award transcends football,” UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin also said in a statement. “It serves as an important and eternal reminder of just how precious life is and puts everything in our lives into the clearest perspective.”

The honorees include the Parken Stadium medical team—Mogens Kreutzfeldt (chief medical officer), Frederik Flensted (stadium medical manager), Anders Boesen (pitchside emergency doctor), Peder Ersgaard (paramedic)—and UEFA’s venue medical officers, Jens Kleinefeld and Valentin Velikov.

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Recipients of the 2021 UEFA President’s Award:

On-site medical team

  • Mogens Kreutzfeldt (chief medical officer)
  • Frederik Flensted (stadium medical manager)
  • Anders Boesen (pitchside emergency doctor)
  • Peder Ersgaard (paramedic)

UEFA Venue Medical Officers

  • Jens Kleinefeld
  • Valentin Velikov

Danish national medical team

  • Morten Skjoldager (physio accompanying the team doctor)
  • Morten Boesen (team doctor)
  • Simon Kjær (Denmark national team captain)

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