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Tributes pour in for Christian Eriksen as Denmark falls to Belgium (video) [Video]

The start of Denmark’s first match since Christian Eriksen’s terrifying collapse, which ended in a 2-1 Belgium victory, saw a number of special moments.

The game opened with Denmark’s Yussuf Poulsen scoring a goal in the second minute. The team’s celebration was emotional, to say the least:

A massive Eriksen jersey was also unfurled ahead of the match, dedicated to the still-hospitalized midfielder.

Fans from both sides also joined to show support for Eriksen:

Even Belgium joined in the 10th minute, when they agreed to stop play so the home crowd at Parken Stadium could deliver a loud ovation in honor of Eriksen, who wears No. 10 for Denmark.

Both teams stopped playing to join in the tribute:

That tribute was planned ahead of the match, with Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku telling reporters about it the previous day. Lukaku is teammates with Eriksen at Inter Milan and

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