Video: Referee Anthony Taylor says ‘real heroes are the medics’ involved in Christian Eriksen collapse

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As the world watched on, hoping and praying that Christian Eriksen would survive after an awful collapse during Denmark’s Euro 2020 group match against Finland, referee, Anthony Taylor, actioned a process that he probably never hoped he needed to use.

However, it was arguably down to the official’s quick thinking at the outset that helped save Eriksen’s life.

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Rather than take any plaudits himself, Taylor preferred to lavish praise on the medics and Denmark captain, Simon Kjaer, insisting that they were “the real heroes.”

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