2022 FIFA World Cup Preview and Predictions: Group D

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching and we are bringing you a preview of every group ahead of the tournament, offering an insight into each team, as well as predictions as to who will progress to the knockout rounds. Below, we preview Group D that contains current champions France, fellow European outfit Denmark, Australia and Tunisia.
Eriksen, Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen Set to Be Fitted with IFD, Playing Career in Jeopardy

Christian Eriksen will soon have a heart starter (ICD) installed due to his recent cardiac attack. The device corrects the rhythm of the heartbeat if it notices a potentially dangerous pattern by sending electric shocks. It can serve as a defibrillator in extreme cases. While it is not impossible for him to resume playing, he may not be able to play in Italy as he would not be able to pass a medical. But it is still too early to tell for sure.

Christian Eriksen in Good Spirits After Scare, Causes Still Unknown

Christian Eriksen spent Monday doing a series of tests and answering the people that reached out to him. As revealed by his coach, he joked around in a video conference with his teammates: “How are you doing? You are in worse shape than I am. I would be ready to practice right now.” All the exams have come back negative thus far, fueling doubts about the incident. He will remain hospitalized likely for a couple more days.