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Denmark captain Kjaer and team medics win UEFA award for saving Eriksen's life at Euro 2020

 The defender, along with several medical personnel, have been honoured for their efforts in a harrowing situation at the summer tournament

Simon Kjaer and several medical officials have been given the 2021 UEFA President’s Award for their efforts in saving Christian Eriksen's life.

Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening game of Euro 2020 against Finland, with Kjaer and the stadium's medical staff reacting quickly to help resuscitate him on the pitch.

Kjaer helped begin CPR on the field, with Denmark's medical team joining the on-site staff to perform more and use a defibrillator to revive the 29-year-old.



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