His Danish team-mates put their own feelings & worries aside to shield their friend & colleague, Christian Eriksen, from the intrusive gaze of the media and the crowd.

Honour and greatness are two words that should signify the two of the loftier ideals in the achievements of men. Honour though, along with what it brings in baggage, is a word that seems to have gone out of fashion. To call anyone honourable, let alone a professional sportsperson, these days almost consigns them to a bygone age; it is not something sportspeople strive to be known for any longer. And yet it should be!

Yesterday, as Denmark took on Finland at the Covid-delayed 2020 European Champs, the Danish star, Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field and needed immediate and…

Peter Winn-Brown

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