Christian Eriksen has despatched a video message to a nine-year-old woman reassuring her earlier than she undergoes the identical operation he had after collapsing at Euro 2020.
The Inter Milan midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest throughout Denmark’s opening match towards Finland.
Eriksen was given life-saving remedy on the pitch and later had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) machine implanted.
The machine is a kind of pacemaker that helps forestall deadly cardiac arrests by discharging a jolt to revive a daily coronary heart rhythm.
Eriksen acquired a letter from Edie forward of her operation to have an ICD fitted at Nice Ormond Avenue hospital in London.
Her mom, Nicci Martin, shared his response on Fb.
“Thanks for the stunning letter, I simply learn it by way of tonight,” Eriksen says within the video message.
“I hope you’re feeling comfy and assured going into the operation.
“It’s by no means enjoyable to be in hospital however I’m certain the docs know what they’re doing and they’ll show you how to and let you know what they know they usually assume.
“I’m certain you’re going to get again to regular life in a short time afterwards – I do know I did.
“I’m certain it is going to be the identical with you.”
In her publish sharing the video, Ms Martin stated: “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!
“We’re all overwhelmed by the quantity of shares and feedback of help from our household, buddies and full strangers!!
“The publish was shared almost 500 occasions and reached a stunning man in Denmark, named Kasper, who helped to get this message to us.
“What a tremendous man you’re Christian Eriksen, thanks a lot for fulfilling Evie’s want
“Kindness is every thing. Thanks everybody x.”
Ms Martin stated her daughter “has an enormous phobia of needles, cannulas and blood”.
She stated she was a eager soccer participant herself and was a fan of Eriksen’s former membership, Tottenham.
Edie’s operation has been postponed and they’re nonetheless ready for a date, her mom stated.
Final week, Eriksen returned to the Inter coaching floor for the primary time since his collapse.
A membership assertion stated he was “in glorious bodily and psychological form”.
Nevertheless, he won’t be allowed to play in Italy except his ICD machine is eliminated, leaving his future within the sport unclear.