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TV director defends himself after criticism over Eriksen footage

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The director of the Euro 2020 international television broadcast of the match between Denmark and Finland has defended himself against criticism of allegedly inappropriate footage following the collapse of Denmark’s Christian Eriksen. “We showed the sadness and the despair of the people, the players, the staff and the spectators,” Jean-Jacques Amsellem told French paper L’Equipe late on Saturday. “We also felt the unity in this moment of greatest concern. That had to be conveyed.” Eriksen went to ground, free of contact from any opponent, in the 43rd minute of Saturday’s match and received eme…

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