Christian Dannemann Eriksen (born 14 February 1992) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Denmark national team.
Eriksen is also capable of playing as a central midfielder or mezzala in a 4–3–3 system.
Eriksen started his career at Dutch side Ajax, where he won the Eredivisie in 2010–11, 2011–12, and in 2012–13 and established himself to comparisons with Michael Laudrup for his traditional number 10 role. In 2014, Eriksen joined Tottenham and was named the club’s Player of the Year in his debut season. During his seven years at the club, he was also named the club’s Player of the Year in the 2016–17 season and was included in the 2017–18 PFA Team of the Year. In the 2018–19 season, Eriksen became only the second player after David Beckham to record 10+ assists in four successive Premier League seasons and was a key member of the side that reached the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final. In January 2020, he signed with Inter Milan.
Eriksen made his debut for Denmark in March 2010 and was the youngest player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In the build-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Eriksen played a key-role during the nation’s qualification campaign. Denmark reached the round of 16, where they were defeated by Croatia after a penalty shoot-out. Eriksen has been named the Danish Football Player of the Year a record five times.