Belgium and Inter Milan football star, Christian Eriksen has broken his silence for the first time after collapsing on the pitch on Saturday.
In a brief message to the public in quotes reported by Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, the 29-year-old said he feels better.
He said he wants to ‘understand what happened’.
It was his first message to the public since his cardiac arrest on Saturday
Doctors said he was gone but was resuscitated in 13 minutes of intense medical treatment – including CPR and defibrillator shocks.
Then he was stretchered off the Copenhagen pitch fully conscious.
Eriksen said: “Thank you all, I won’t give up. I feel better now but I want to understand what happened.
“I want to say thank you for all you did for me.”
Martin Schoots, Eriksen’s friend and agent in a report by The SUN added: “We spoke this morning
“He joked, he was in a good mood, I found him fine.
“We all want to understand what happened to him, he wants to do it too.
“The doctors are carrying out in-depth examinations, it will take time”.