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What happened with Kjær and Eriksen?

Christian Eriksen collapsed on June 12, 2021, during the EURO 2020 match between Denmark and Finland. Simon Kjær stayed calm, rushed to Eriksen's side, formed a barrier around him and comforted his wife. But make no mistake about it, it wasn't only Kjær, but the whole Danish team that showed courage, strength and support.

Simon Kjær about Christian Eriksen: "I didn't save a life"

Although Simon Kjær has been praised and called a hero, he keeps underlining that he didn't save Eriksen's life, but that the whole team played a very important role. Kjær said in this interview for AC Milan: “I didn't save a life, I helped out like all my teammates."

Simon Kjær receives UEFA President's Award

On August 24, 2021, Simon Kjær and the Danish medical team were honoured with the UEFA President's Award 2021 for their support to Christian Eriksen during EURO 2020. In a video message Kjær said in response to the UEFA President's Award 2021: "As a captain I feel obligated to take this award with my team, and only with my team."

Simon Kjær: "Why should this praise go to me when it was the team?"

In The Great Couch Interview with Simon Kjær, the Danish captain explained that he had a difficult time accepting any praise with respect to Eriksen. "Why should this praise go to me when it was the team? I couldn’t have done any of the things I did without my team."

What else did Simon Kjær say about Christian Eriksen?

In this interview with Simon Kjær, de Danish defender shows much respect for Eriksen: "We’ve been lucky in that we have one of the world’s best goalkeepers and one of the world’s best 10’ers (Christian Eriksen) but they have never put themselves above the team."

Another quote by Simon Kjær about Eriksen: "I’ll be able to tell my kids later that I once played with Christian Eriksen."

And to wrap this up, the best GIF with Kjær and Eriksen:

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