When Christian Eriksen takes to the field at Education City Stadium for Denmark’s Group D opener with Tunisia on Tuesday, for those of us in this country at least, there will be a normality to it. We have become used to seeing him play again. In his homeland, it will not feel so ordinary.
‘It is a miracle, we all think that way,’ says John Sivebaek, the former Denmark and Manchester United defender.
Eriksen’s collapse and cardiac arrest in June of last year, during Denmark’s opening match of Euro 2020 versus Finland, shocked the watching world.
Christian Eriksen (L) will star for Denmark at the World Cup after his shocking collapse in 2021
But, in time, like Eriksen, we recovered, the comfort of his return to the Premier League with Brentford last season, and…