Danish footballer considers retiring after seeing players collapse on the field 'too often', having witnessed TWO team-mates, plus his friends Christian Eriksen and Daley Blind suffering medical incidents

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  • Lasse Schone was connected nan transportation arsenic team-mate Bas Dost collapsed connected Sunday
  • It was nan 2nd specified incident nan 37-year-old has witnessed successful his career
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By Tum Balogun For Mailonline

Published: 13:19 EDT, 1 November 2023 | Updated: 13:19 EDT, 1 November 2023

Danish world and NEC Nijmegen midfielder Lasse Schone has formed uncertainty connected his early successful nan crippled aft witnessing team-mate Bas Dost illness during an Eredivisie conflict past weekend. 

Schone, who has been capped 51 times astatine world level, besides had nan misfortune of being connected nan section successful 2017 erstwhile his past Ajax team-mate Abdelhak Nouri abruptly collapsed during a believe match. 

Furthermore, nan 37-year-old bully friends pinch Christian Eriksen and Daley Blind, who person some suffered a cardiac apprehension while playing. 

Schone revealed that nan number of incidents person taken a toll and person near him wondering whether to prolong his 18-year master profession overmuch further. 

'I person knowledgeable it a small excessively often.' he told Dutch outlet NOS. 'It's been happening a small excessively often lately. I'm besides nary longer 22 and person had a agelong career. I wonderment really overmuch longer I want to continue. 

Lasse Schone has wondered whether it's clip to bent up his boots aft seeing different friend and workfellow illness connected nan field

The Dutch striker mislaid consciousness successful nan closing stages of his side's conflict pinch AZ Alkmaar

Bas Dost said that he is 'doing well' pursuing his abrupt illness during a lucifer connected Sunday

 'I already asked myself that and now moreover much so. I americium now having that speech pinch group astir me, but I person not decided thing yet.'

On Sunday, aft scoring and assisting to springiness nan distant broadside a 2-1 advantage, Dost mislaid consciousness successful nan closing stages of nan crippled against AZ Alkmaar. 

Both sets of players formed a ringing astir nan Dutch striker arsenic he received curen earlier regaining consciousness and being carried disconnected connected a stretcher. 

The 34-year-old shared a photograph of himself recovering from a infirmary furniture connected Monday and informed fans that he was 'doing well' pursuing nan scary ordeal. 

'The thief I received connected nan section was fantastic.' He wrote. 'I'm successful nan infirmary now and I consciousness good. Thanks for each nan support.' 

Despite nan affirmative result nan incident has triggered further reflection from Schone who - arsenic an knowledgeable personnel of NEC's roster - helped respective of his team-mates process nan traumatic scenes. 

'I person indicated what I deliberation astir it and told nan young [players] that if they are concerned astir it, they should talk to friends, family aliases nan captain.' He added. 

Eriksen was seen sitting up connected nan stretcher pinch his eyes unfastened arsenic he was carried disconnected nan section successful 2021

'We person to beryllium location for each other. We person a sports scientist stepping astir and it is important to support talking. Some players cry, immoderate players shriek and immoderate players laugh. 

'It each happened and that's okay. Talking astir feelings doesn't hap often successful nan shot world, but you person to talk astir them. Everyone understands that.'

Many fans will callback nan aforesaid outpouring of emotion erstwhile Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's EURO 2020 group shape necktie against Belgium. 

The midfielder received curen connected nan section for 13 minutes earlier being taken disconnected connected stretcher, though connected that juncture nan remainder of nan crippled - totalling astir 47 minutes - was ordered to beryllium played by UEFA. 


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