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Christian Eriksen went to see his Denmark teammates almost as soon as he was discharged from hospital in what was described as a "great moment" by Kasper Schmeichel.
Eriksen, 29, left hospital last Friday after six days under the supervision of doctors following his terrifying collapse during the Euro 2020 fixture with Finland.
The Inter Milan star also had a heart-starter device (IDC) fitted after it was confirmed he underwent a cardiac arrest which was treated with CPR and defibrillation.
But Eriksen's remarkable recovery meant he had the strength to visit the Denmark training camp on his release from hospital in Copenhagen.
Eriksen paid a visit to his teammates almost as soon as he was discharged from hospital
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Schmeichel recalled the moment training stopped as the same players who had formed a wall around the stricken midfielder one week earlier saw their friend alive and well.
"I think a couple of the guys maybe hugged him quite hard," Schmeichel told CNN . "But it was just really nice to see him, you know, healthy and in good spirits.
"He came to training and we were out on the pitch – it was a great moment. It was nice to see him.
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"I was lucky enough to be able to visit him in the hospital and to see him there, but for a lot of the boys that was the first time for them seeing him.
"So, naturally, training stopped straight away and everyone went over to him."
Leicester City goalkeeper Schmeichel was among those to console Eriksen's partner in the immediate aftermath of the horrendous incident at Parken.
The match was suspended for some hours before it resumed later that day, with Denmark succumbing to a 1-0 defeat.
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A 2-1 loss to Russia followed, but Denmark rallied in their final Group B match to thrash Russia 4-1 and progress to the last 16, where they face Wales on Saturday evening.
The nature of Denmark's ordeal means Dragons defender Connor Roberts anticipates neutrals will be rooting for the Scandinavians.
"It's going to be really tough but hopefully we can [win]," he told BBC Sport . "I think 99 per cent of the world are going to be supporting Denmark.
"It's going to be tough but we're a good team, we've got good players and we've got a little bit of momentum with good performances under our belts.
"They're a really good team and they're going to have a lot of support but, when we cross that white line, we just have to give everything."
The victor of Wales and Denmark's encounter at the Johan Cruyff Arena will take on the winner of Sunday's clash between Netherlands and Czech Republic at the Ferenc Puskas Arena.