Italian football club Inter Milan terminated, on Friday, its contract with Danish Christian Eriksen, by mutual consent, after the Danish player suffered a heart attack at the European Nations Championship, which was held in June.
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Italian football club Inter Milan announced the termination of its contract with Danish Christian Eriksen, by mutual consent, on Friday, after the Danish player suffered a heart attack, during the European Nations Championship, which was held in June.
Eriksen, 29, suffered a heart attack during the Denmark-Finland match in Copenhagen and had to be resuscitated.
Eriksen implanted a pacemaker, but such a device is prohibited in Italian football.
Eriksen can continue to play in another league, and is currently training with the Odense team he played for when he was young.
Inter Milan said in a statement: “Inter Milan can confirm that an agreement has been reached to terminate Christian Eriksen’s contract by mutual consent. The club and all his family wish Christian the best in his future.”
“Although Inter and Cristian are separated at the moment, the bond will never be broken, the good times, the goals, the victories, the league celebrations with the fans outside San Siro – all this will always be in Inter’s history.”
Eriksen joined Inter Milan in January 2020, after spending seven years with Tottenham, with a contract that runs until 2024. Eriksen scored eight goals in 60 matches in all competitions, and helped Inter Milan win the league title in 2021.
Inter Milan stated in a separate farewell message: “Christian was a key factor in our march towards the league title, a team effort to which Eriksen contributed through his vision, intuition, passing, goal-making and scoring, including big goals.”
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