Danish footballer, Christian Eriksen rose to popularity after he collapsed during a Euro 2020 game against Finland. He is an attacking midfielder playing for the English club, Tottenham, and the Danish national team.

Danish footballer, Christian Eriksen
Caption: Danish footballer, Christian Eriksen (Photo: Instagram)

Christian Eriksen's Parents 

In Middlefart, Denmark, Christian Eriksen was born on 14th February 1992. He is the son of parents Thomas Eriksen (father) and Dorthe Eriksen (mother). His full name is Christian Dannemann Eriksen under the birth sign Aquarius. Christian is of Danish ethnicity, having Danish nationality. 

He grew up along with his siblings' sister Louise Eriksen who is the national player for Denmark's national female team. His parents joined him at the Danish Youth Academy of Middelfart G&BK at the age of 3.

Who is Christian Eriksen Wife?

Well, Christian Eriksen has been happily married to his girlfriend/partner Sabrina Kvist Jensen. His wife Sabrina is a hairdresser. Christian & Sabrina tied the wedding knot in a lavish & private ceremony in presence of their loved ones. However, they have shared any details of their wedding. The couple started dating each other back in the year 2012. 

Christian & Sabrina became parents of son Alfred Eriksen born in the year 2018. Their son was born just before the playmaker went to play for Denmark at the World Cup. Then the couple again became parents of another kid but the identity is not disclosed. Christian with his wife Sabrina are often seen together at dinner, dates, events, and also on vacations.

Christian Eriksen Health

Christian Eriksen collapsed during his Euro 2020 opener match against Finland in Copenhagen. He dropped to the ground in the 43rd minute as his teammate attempted to pass him the ball. Because of this incident, other players and fans are in distress.

The pitch medics attended CPR on Eriksen, and his teammates formed a shield around him. Eriksen's heart attack flooded social media as he was spotted receiving CPR shortly after. Also, the football match had to be suspended for a couple of minutes amidst efforts to resuscitate him. 

Why did Christian Eriksen Collapse?

Christian Eriksen collapsed because he suffered cardiac arrest according to the doctor. However, his collapse stirred speculations online. 

After Eriksen was awake in the hospital did the players agree to resume the match. Unfortunately, Denmark lost the game won 1-0 reporters after the game: "It was a traumatic experience". 

Is Christian Eriksen still Alive?

Yes, Christian Eriksen is still alive. Then Union of European Football Associations confirmed that he was awake and stable in the hospital. It became the first incident for a footballer to collapse during a match. 

What's Christian Eriksen Net Worth? His Salary

Christian Eriksen has earned an estimated net worth of $25 Million. From his playing career, he earns a salary of $2 million per year. His weekly wage is £243,000 i.e $342,812.25.

He signed a contract worth €1 million (1.2 million dollars) for two and a half years in October 2008, when he debut from a Dutch club, Ajax. Christian then transferred to English Club, Tottenham Hotspur for £11 million ($12.45 million) during the summer of 2013.

What is the Height of Christian Eriksen? 

Christian Eriksen has a height of 6 feet or 1.82 m tall. He has a muscular and healthy body weighs around 167 pounds or 76kg. Christian has light brown hair with green eyes color. 

Career Highlight of Christian Eriksen 

Christian Eriksen is a Danish footballer who plays for the Italian club Inter Milan. Also, he plays for the Denmark national team as a midfielder. In March 2010, he made his debut for the Denmark national team. Also, he became the youngest player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

In the year 2011, Eriksen was named Danish Football Player of the Year, Dutch Football Talent of the Year, Ajax Talent of the Year (Marco van Basten Award), and made the UEFA Euro U-21 Team of the Tournament. Also, he won the Eredivisie with Ajax in 2010–11, 2011–12, and in 2012–13 before signing with Tottenham Hotspur in August 2013.

For the year 2013–14 season, he won the Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year award. In the year 2015, he won the Danish Football Player of the Year award for the second year in a row.